Fairtrade Fortnight and the Westminster Fairtrade Diocese Campaign 2017

CAFOD encourage us all to become a Fairtrade diocese in partnership with Westminster Justice and Peace.

Westminster Justice and Peace in partnership with CAFOD, putting Fairtrade in their break at Fairtrade talk.

Westminster Justice and Peace in partnership with CAFOD, putting Fairtrade in their break at Fairtrade talk.

Westminster Justice and Peace are pleased to announce that there are now 95 parishes in the diocese signed up to Fairtrade, and in partnership with CAFOD we are pressing on to become a Fairtrade diocese.

In partnership with Westminster Justice and Peace, CAFOD assisted to organised two important talks during Fairtrade Fortnight (Monday 27 February – Sunday 12 March) on Brexit and its implications for trade justice.  Mary Milne in Hitchin and Emilie Schultze in Holborn, along with the Campaigns team for the Traidcraft company, who explained that leaving the EU will probably mean leaving both the Single Market and the Customs Union, so that all trade negotiations will need to be renegotiated.  Continue reading

Fairtrade Fortnight Bake Off at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George, Enfield

The parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George, Enfield put their baking aprons on to raise money for Fairtrade!

It is truly wonderful to see so many parishes getting involved with Fairtrade during the Fairtrade Fortnight!

Confirmation Candidates from Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George in Enfield fundraise for Fairtrade with Bake Off

Confirmation Candidates (Left to Right) Olivia, Brett and Angelina from Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George in Enfield fundraise for Fairtrade with Bake Off

Thank you to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George in Enfield for raising £100 for CAFOD with a Bake Off Fairtrade fundraising event.

A special thanks to the Confirmation Candidates at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St George who baked cakes using Fairtrade ingredientsContinue reading

Fairtrade Fortnight Success at St John Vianney, West Green

Congratulations to the confirmation candidates for celebrating the Fairtrade Fortnight with a bake sale!

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Confirmation candidates raising money for Fairtrade

A big thank you to the confirmation candidates at St John Vianney, West Green who raised money for Fairtrade with a Fairtrade bake sale! They raised an amazing £300!

This year the Fairtrade Fortnight took place from Monday 27 February – Sunday 12 March. Get involved today!

The bake sale took place after mass on Sunday 5 March where confirmation candidates sold teas coffees cakes and raffle tickets.  Continue reading