Patna Waterside Parish Church -                                              Church of Scotland
Giving

Currently the |Church is also supporting ShelterBox.










In July - September 2014 the Church is supporting The Smile Train Charity which provides surgery for facial deformity in countries where access to medical support is restricted.





  In March - June 2013 we are supporting CHAS -the Children's Hospice Charity


http://www.chas.org.uk/






                   
In January - March 2013 we gave £300 for SolarAid an African Charity which seeks to eliminate the use of kerosene for lighting - it is a polluting and dangerous way to light homes and schools and it causes illness. The charity also supports local businesses to provide employment and sustainability .







We supported Hollybush House from October - December 2012






The Charity for July - September 2012 is  UNICEF










                                      http://www.unicef.org.uk/



Capability Scotland

 Residential Care; Support for independent Living; Education, Early Years and Childcare and Allied Health Services.We raised £150 for this charity. Thank you
            







January - March 2012 is WaterAid     http://www.wateraid.org/uk/


WaterAid is an international non governmental organisation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities.


October - December 2011Smiletrain

we give generously and regularly to various charities at home and abroad - one  of our favourites is SMILETRAIN which provides free surgery for those with
cleft lip and palate.                  


  • Provide free cleft surgery to hundreds of           thousands of poor children in developing countries.





  • Train doctors and medical professionals in over
           80 countries.



  • Treat the “whole child” with comprehensive, total 
          rehabilitative care including: speech therapy, general
          dentistry and orthodontics.


we are delighted to tell you that we
collected £301 for this SMILETRAIN from the tea money donations!



We also always support Link Romania and the annual Family Shoebox Appeal and have done for the last fifteen years by collecting shoeboxes for Christmas presents for various countries.




  • Link Romania is a Christian charity that has over 20 years experience working in Eastern Europe alongside local partner organisations to help make a difference to communities trapped in a cycle of poverty. 





  •  They believe lives can be transformed and communities can be rebuilt through Education and Social Care. 




Thank you to each and every one of the members of our congregation who produced a shoebox for Christmas 2011

We collected 64 boxes and
contributed £171 to the fund which pays to deliver the boxes to the families and to support the work.




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