Bishop Challoner

Catholic Secondary School

Nominated Charities

 

CAFOD

Catholic Agency For Overseas Development

Faith in action - sharing our goods. Helping people to help themselves regardless of, nationality or religious beliefs.  Helps with development, education, health projects, responds to crises, campaigns for fairer distribution or wealth.

NAOMI HOUSE CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Naomi House provides a palliative care, including respite, terminal and bereavement care and support to children and their families from central and Southern England in a home from home environment.

ANDOVER FOOD BANK SHOE BOX, CHRISTMAS APPEAL

This annual project enables individuals or groups to fill ordinary shoeboxes with small toys, school supplies, hats, scarves and other gifts to vulnerable children in need locally including young carers.

ANDOVER/BASINGSTOKE FOOD BANK

Is a Local Charity within our pastoral area.  It supports families and individuals in short term crisis who are without the means even to buy food.  They liaise closely with other local charities and social organisations to provide support.

MAYPLACE - BACKPACKS FOR THE HOMELESS

Mayplace is a hostel offering budget accommodation to homeless people in Basingstoke.  In 2016 we began supporting this charity.  The backpacks contain: hat, gloves, socks, flasks, baby wipes, roll mat for sleeping on, sleeping bag and other vital essentials for rough sleepers.

BAMENDA

The Diocese of Portsmouth is twinned with the Diocese of Bamenda in the NW Province of Cameroon in West Africa.  This project is the practical expression of co-responsibility in the church.  Money raised goes towards healthcare, HIV and AIDs treatment, education and clean water.

THE BRITISH LEGION POPPY APPEAL