Charitable Giving

As well as using incoming funds to support the work of the local and national church, we are also keen to donate a proportion of money to other worthy causes.

Shown below are our charitable donations made since the beginning of 2012. In addition to this, our church members are also heavily involved in annual Christian Aid collections and personally support a wide array of charities.

Mitcheldean Lunch Club

We donated funds of £66 in December 2013 to establish a local Lunch Club. With our friends from Forest Gate Church and the Parish and District councils, members of our church take part in running this ongoing initiative on a monthly basis.

The Lord's Larder Food Bank

We hold continual collections of Tinned Food, Dried Food and Toiletries for our local Food Bank, which is based in Newent.

Fairtrade Foundation

We are working towards using only fairly-traded tea, coffee and other goods, and encouraging others to do the same.

Great Western Air Ambulance

This charity was chosen as one of our 2017 'Christmas Charities' and received £68.

Send a Cow

We donated £270 to this charity in 2017.

British Red Cross - Grenfell Relief

We donated £215 to this cause in 2017.

Issenye School

As one of our Christmas 2017 charities, we sent £68 to Issenye School, which is in Tanzania.

The Salvation Army (Gloucester)

This charity was chosen as one of our 2016 'Christmas Charities' and received £87.00.

Cancer Research UK

This charity was chosen as one of our 2015 'Christmas Charities' and subsequently received £80, with a further £87 from Christimas 2016.

Water Aid

In 2015 we donated £156 to Water Aid and a further £130 followed in 2016.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

This charity was chosen as one of our 2014 and 2016 'Christmas Charities' and received £60 and £87 respectively.

Disasters Emergency Committee

This charity was chosen as one of our 2014 'Christmas Charities' and subsequently received £60.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid received £334 in 2015, £420 in 2016 and £311 in 2018.

Priest's College Fees in Tanzania

In September 2014 we donated £250 to pay the college fees for one student at a Priest's College in Tanzania. We again donated £250 in 2015.

Free Burma Rangers

In June 2014, we held a 'Burma Evening', with burmese-inspired food and information on the work of the Free Burma Rangers. £240 was raised to support this charity.

Dene Magna School

We regularly support the School's Achievement Evening, with donations of £20 in June 2012, £60 in June 2013, £60 in June 2014, £60 in June 2015, £30 in 2016 and £30 in 2017.

James Hopkins Trust

The James Hopkins Trust has often been one of our 'Christmas Charities' , receiving £105 in early 2012, £105 in early 2013, £130 in early 2014, £60 in early 2015, £80 in 2016, £87 in early 2017 and £68 in early 2018. In addition, we also donated £500 in May 2013.

Save the Children

Save the Children has been one of our 'Christmas Charities' several times in recent years, receiving £105 in from 2012 fundraising and £130 from 2013 fundraising.

The Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society was chosen as a 'Christmas Charity' in 2013 and received £130, with a further £60 and £68 donated from 2015 and 2017 Christmas fundraising.

Great Oaks Hospice

The local Great Oaks Hospice was chosen as a 'Christmas Charity' in 2013 and received £130.

Mitcheldean Endowed Primary School

We donated £345 to our local primary school in December 2013 to pay for all of the children's Christmas lunches and £50 in March 2014 for Easter Eggs. We also donated £80 in 2015 as competition prize money and a further £1000 in 2017 towards building work.

The Bishop's Charity

As the focus of the Bishop's Lent Challenge in 2013, the project to support the establishment of a secondary school in Western Tanganyika received £207. We also donated £226 to the Bishop's Charity in November 2014.

Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

As previous recipients of GHCT funding, we regularly support the Trust with donations of £100 in March 2013, £200 in October 2013 and £400 spread between 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

The League of Friends of Dilke Hospital

The League of Friends has been one of our 'Christmas Charities' several times in recent years, receiving £105 in 2011 and £105 in 2012.

Severn Area Rescue

SARA has been one of our 'Christmas Charities' several times in recent years, receiving £105 in 2011, £105 in 2012, £80 in 2015 and £87.00 in early 2016.

Midland Air Ambulance

Midlands Air Ambulance has been one of our 'Christmas Charities' several times in recent years, receiving £105 in 2011, £105 in 2012 and £130 in 2013.

The Children's Society

The Children's Society has received two donations from us in recent years, £45.00 from Christmas 2011 fundraising and £40 in February 2013.

The National Historic Churches Trust

The Trust received a donation of £525 in January 2013.

Farm Africa

We donated £455 to Farm Africa in November 2012.

The Royal British Legion

We regularly donate to the British Legion, raising £108 in January 2012, £123 in October 2012, £120 in October 2013, £180 in November 2014 and £248 in 2015.

Forest Gate Church

We donated £100 to our friends at Forest Gate Church in October 2012.

Us

Us has received donations of £108 in January 2012, £123 in October 2012, £120 in October 2013, £19 in December 2014 and £51 in 2015.

Help for Heroes

We donated £105 to Help for Heroes in October 2012.

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