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Our celebrity supporters

At Christian Aid, we do all we can to make sure our message gets out there. Our supporters from the worlds of arts and entertainment play a massive part in this.

Through their enormous and ongoing commitment they help make sure stories about our partners' amazing work reach as many people as possible, from TV audiences to our political leaders.


Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight performs at our Big Christmas Sing launch

Soul star Beverley Knight's ongoing work with Christian Aid began with her trip to see HIV work in Brazil in 2002. Most recently, the singer fronted our Christmas 2011 appeal.

HIV projects

Hayley Atwell

Hayley Atwell in Nicaragua

Hollywood actress Hayley Atwell travelled to Nicaragua for Christian Aid Week to see the work of coffee co-operative Soppexcca.

Hayley in Nicaragua

Lily Cole

Lily Cole

Model Lily Cole travelled to Thailand to raise awareness of the challenges faced by Burmese refugees who have fled there.

Lily visits refugee camp

Nicholas Hoult

Nicholas Hoult in Kenya

Actor Nicholas Hoult visited a water and sanitation project in the Nairobi slums for Christian Aid Week.

Nicholas in Kenya

Alex James

Alex James in Burkina Faso

Blur bassist Alex James visited Burkina Faso to find out how farmers in the developing world are adapting to the challenges of climate change.

Alex visits Burkina Faso

Pearl and Daisy Lowe

Pearl and Daisy Lowe

Fashionistas Pearl and Daisy Lowe visited the favelas of Brazil to see how a Christian Aid-funded fashion scheme is making a difference to women's lives.

Favela fashion project

Kara Tointon

Kara Tointon in Zambia

EastEnders star Kara Tointon went to Zambia to highlight our work on HIV and our Present Aid programme.

Kara in Zambia

Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi

Actress and environmental campaigner Greta Scacchi has been a great supporter of our climate change campaign.

Climate change

Kris Marshall

Kris Marshall in Bolivia

My Family star Kris Marshall travelled deep into the Bolivian Amazon to see at first hand our work there.

Kris' Bolivia trip

Diarmuid Gavin

Diarmuid Gavin in Kenya

Gardener and television presenter Diarmuid Gavin observed multi-storey gardens designed to conserve soil and water in Kenya.

Diarmuid in Kenya


Lemar in Ethiopia

Soul star Lemar has taken two trips with Christian Aid, visiting our projects in Ethiopia and Uganda.

Lemar in Africa

Jill Halfpenny

Jill Halfpenny in India

Actress Jill Halfpenny visited India to see our work with dalit communities and tsunami survivors.

Jill's India trip

Damian Lewis

Actor Damian Lewis

London-born stage and screen actor Damian Lewis starred in a different kind of film for Christian Aid.

Damian Lewis

Suranne Jones

Suranne Jones visits projects in Sierra Leone

Actress Suranne Jones has travelled to Africa twice with Christian Aid, visiting projects in Sierra Leone, and the Democratic Republic of Congo with friend Sally Lindsay.

Sierra Leone and the DRC

Kwame Kwei-Armah

Kwame Kwei-Armah in Senegal

Actor and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah travelled to Senegal to meet onion farmers marginalised because of unfair trade laws.

Kwame in Senegal

Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating in Ghana

Boyzone singer Ronan Keating has been a trade justice ambassador since 2004 when he travelled with us to Ghana.

Ronan's Christian Aid work

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