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The latest Christian Aid news and supporter stories from Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire.

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Community Partnership Scheme flourishing

Relationship with Oxford church helps to raise tens of thousands for our work in Burkina Faso.

Kenyan colleague gets warm welcome in South East

Christian Aid's Stephen Ngugi inspired local supporters during Advent.

Churches hunger for justice

October 2014: churches across the region take part in Hunger for Justice weekend to tackle climate change.

Could you organise a collection this Christmas?

September: UK Aid is matching Christian Aid fundraising this Christmas – can you help us make the most of the opportunity?

Support Phil's big bike ride!

Phil Evans, Regional Coordinator for Buckinghamshire is cycling 100 miles to raise money for Christian Aid

Introducing Jonnie...

In September, we welcome a new Christian Aid Collective intern to Oxfordshire.

Hunger for Justice

Join us as hundreds of churches come together to urge politicians to take strong action on climate change.

Beautiful gardens, sunshine and cake

Fantastic summer fundraiser at Bledlow Manor in Buckinghamshire raises more than £1,200.

Christian Aid Week round-up 2014

Thank you for all you got up to for Christian Aid Week this year!

A House for Haiti

April 2014: Berkshire youth group raises an impressive £6000.

A future without fear - come and hear about our work in Iraq

This spring we welcome Sarjon Toma from Iraq to the region to share stories of hope and transformation.

Big Christmas Sing hits the right note

16 December 2013: £2,600 raised over two nights of festive singing.

Inspiration from Colombia

25 October 2013: Oxford intern Amy Lockwood shares the work she has witnessed by our partners in Colombia.

Running mums beat their target

October 2013: A chat at the school gate led a group of Hertfordshire mums to run the Royal Parks Half Marathon.

A sweeter deal: the Bishop of St Albans' Harvest Appeal

14 October 2013: working together to make sure small bees have a big impact on families in Ethiopia.

Celebrating 25 years of Will Aid

October 2013: a simple way to make a donation to Christian Aid this November.

Weston Turville Abseil raises £5,000

17 September 2013: successful event sees 25 brave people abseil down church tower.

New faces in your regional team

Christian Aid's team in Oxford welcome Adrian Whalley and Phil Evans.

Be part of the IF campaign

June 2013: as G8 leaders meet this month, be part of the IF campaign and help tackle global hunger.

Thank you to all our volunteers

6 June 2013: it's Volunteers' Week so what better time to say thank you to all our amazing volunteers.

A week in the life of a Christian Aid intern

April 2013: Chris Bright reports on the wide-ranging activities he has been involved in as the Oxford intern.

Carriage of carols

7 January 2013: Chinnor Christian Aid Committee and Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway joined forces for an unusual carol concert!

Windsor abseil

5 December 2012 - Olympic medallist goes over the edge for Christian Aid.

Will Aid 2012

5 November 2012: this month, a local Will Aid solicitor will write your Will and ask only for a donation to charity.

Oxfordshire Supporters March for Justice

October 2012: Christian Aid supporters showed their solidarity with tens of thousands of landless poor people in India.

Tax Justice Bus Tour

October 2012: supporters step on board the Tax Justice Bus as it rolls into the region and tick for tax justice.

Passionate about ending poverty?

September 2012: want to climb a mountain or test your stamina with a long distance walk? Are you a keen cyclist, runner or swimmer?

Regional Christian Aid Week total tops half a million!

Christian Aid Week donations from the people of Beds, Berks, Bucks, Herts and Oxon have passed half a million pounds and currently total £665,133.59.

St Albans Harvest Appeal

Harvest is a time to give thanks for Gods provision, but this year more than ever we have seen what damage the weather can do.

Five counties paper quiz winners!

8 June 2012: congratulations to our three winners of this year's paper quiz in Beds, Berks, Bucks, Herts and Oxon. Answer sheet available here.

Is tax good for the poor?

March 2012: six church leaders from across Beds, Berks Bucks, Herts and Oxon gather to discuss Christian Aid's tax campaign.

Inspirational stories from India's march for justice

March 2012: Christian Aid in Oxfordshire hosts an evening of good food and inspirational stories from India.

First-hand account of Haiti earthquake

March 2012: Windsor Christian Aid supporters hear first-hand account of Haiti earthquake.

Abseilers go over the edge for Christian Aid

March 2012: a group of brave and daring souls challenged themselves to abseil 74-foot down St Etheldreda’s Church in Old Hatfield.

Christmas appeal

Good news! The UK Government will double every pound you donate to our Christmas appeal.

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