Pope Paul Primary support CAFOD through prayer and fundraising!

Thank you Pope Paul primary school for supporting CAFOD!

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CAFOD Volunteer Rose-Marie with Pope Paul primary students

Pope Paul Primary School, Potters Bar welcomed CAFOD school volunteer Rose-Marie to talk about CAFOD’s work in Zimbabwe and the importance of a healthy diet for all.

This Lent, CAFOD is working to combat malnutrition in Zimbabwe by providing seeds and farming training for families and communities so that everyone in the community has enough to eat. Worldwide, one in nine people regularly go hungry. Malnutrition kills almost three million children a year. Even for a child who survives malnutrition, their growth can be stunted, and it can cause irreversible damage to mental development. Continue reading

St Paul’s RC High School, Sunbury on Thames walk for CAFOD!

Well done to St Paul’s RC High School for raising money for CAFOD’s Lent Appeal!

CAFOD Volunteer Kevin Lawler with St Paul's RC High School Staff

CAFOD Volunteer Kevin Lawler with St Paul’s RC High School Staff

Over 1,200 students and 50 staff took part in a fancy dress walk for CAFOD around Kempton Race Track to raise money for CAFOD’s Lenten appeal.

CAFOD School volunteer Kevin Lawler was invited to lead the walk along with the Head and spoke to all year 7 classes about CAFOD’s work before they ‘set off’.

This Lent, CAFOD is working to combat malnutrition in Zimbabwe by providing seeds and farming training for families and communities so that everyone in the community has enough to eat. Worldwide, one in nine people regularly go hungry. Malnutrition kills almost three million children a year.

St Paul's RC High School students on their Lenten walk

St Paul’s RC High School students on their Lenten walk

Even for a child who survives malnutrition, their growth can be stunted, and it can cause irreversible damage to mental development.

As an added boost, all donations to CAFOD’s Lent Appeal, up to £5 million, will be doubled by the UK Government up until 12 May – meaning every donation will make double the difference.

CAFOD School Volunteer Kevin Lawler said ” it was a most enjoyable day for both students and staff and a brilliantly organised event , as one of CAFOD’s nominated charities St Pauls hope to raise an amazing £10,000.”

St Elizabeth’s Give it Up this Lent with a visit from CAFOD Education Volunteers Rose-Marie and Joe!

St Elizabeth’s Give it Up by welcoming CAFOD!

CAFOD Schools Volunteer Rose-Marie

CAFOD Schools Volunteer Rose-Marie visit St Elizabeth’s school and college

St Elizabeth’s School and College, Much Hadham welcomed CAFOD school volunteers Rose-Marie and Joe at the beginning of Lent. They spoke about CAFOD’s work overseas in particular in Zimbabwe and the importance of the pupils and their brothers and sisters overseas eating regular nutritious meals.

The volunteers also gave pupils a greater understanding of the ‘Give it Up’ theme and why we hold Fast Days –  everyone received an envelope to take home for their donations. Continue reading