Local Christian Aid news and supporter stories from Essex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
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A Canterbury primary school had a novel way of raising money in Christian Aid Week
8 November 2016: remembering the lives and inspirations of others
Will our 'speaking up' be heard?
Our Coordinator for Suffolk visited Kenya, where he met farmers struggling to grow enough food.
What would you do if your survival depended on the land and your crops failed?
Nancy and David in Dover celebrate 60 years of marriage with gifts to Christian Aid
Three ways to Change the Story in September
October: supporters are planning to Speak Up for those affected by climate change in our week of action
A new route and some challenges to overcome!
Christian Aid trustee Paul Spray chooses aptly named Munro for challenge
A reflection from Joey Knock, Regional Coordinator for Essex
The perfect 'Thank-you' is tea and cake!
Breakfasts from Ghana and Bangladesh delight Christian Aid supporters
Save with Investing Ethically and save lives too
A round-up of Christian Aid Week 2016 fundraising events in Sussex
May 2016: becoming an Eco Church one step at a time. A church in Essex told us their story.
St Luke's Youth group in Seaford learns about raising homes above the floods
Rev Alan beats his target and gets home in under five hours!
Meet Edd, an Essex clergyman running this month’s London Marathon for Christian Aid.
Fantastic support from Mavis over 50 years
December 2015: Chelmsford Cathedral youth group take the £5 to £50 challenge for our Christmas Appeal.
Get your buckets ready. Find out how you can fundraise for Christian Aid through supermarket collections.
July 2015: Essex supporters take on a wet and windy sponsored challenge for Christian Aid Week.
Geraldine Munn-Mace, Christian Aid office volunteer, explains how fundraising can be as easy as ABC.
This October, will your church be one of hundreds around the country urging local politicians to tackle climate change?
May 2014: self-confessed 'chatterbox' Rebecca rises to tough Christian Aid Week challenge.
May 2014: Southend-on-Sea church representative Berit Pedersen shares top tips on organising a supermarket collection.
Kent church leaders send encouraging message to supporters as preparations begin.
Commuters give over £1000 to Christian Aid at Sevenoaks station in response to carol singers.
This spring we are delighted to welcome Sarjon Toma from Iraq who will be speaking at various events around the South East.
December 2013: our United Reformed Church intern Ian shares his plans to make people passionate about social justice.
September 2013: a simple way to make a donation to Christian Aid this November.
August 2013: tackling the hills in memory of his father, a Christian Aid supporter.
September 2013: three seasonal ideas to get your church praying and acting for an end to poverty.
July 2013: find out how supporters in East Sussex used their creativity to raise awareness of hunger.
July 2013: A big welcome to Ian and Rachel, who will join the South East team in September.
April 2013: the South East team is fundraising - please sponsor us as we take the Live Below The Line challenge and each live on £1 a day for five days.
27 June 2013: Rosie Venner from the South East team travels to Bolivia to find out how Christian Aid's partners are tackling poverty.
May 2013: be part of the IF campaign and help tackle global hunger at our events this June.
20 April 2013: Some daring supporters in Essex took up the challenge of abseiling down Ingatestone's church tower.
27 March 2013: Christian Aid Week is fast approaching. Which of these simple ideas could your church try this year?
January 2013 - volunteering opportunity: calling all local preachers.
23 November 2012: some brave souls abseiled down a church tower in Essex. You could do it, too!
11 October 2012: say hello to our new volunteer speaker in Essex, Joe Knock.
5 October 2012: Canterbury group celebrates Africa with music and jollof rice.
It’s almost November, which means Will Aid month is fast approaching.
Did you catch the Tax Justice Bus in your area? Find out how you can get on board with the campaign.
August 2012: cycling, swimming or running? Find your own challenge event and raise money for Christian Aid.
April 2012: supporters in the South East have been hearing about the vital work Christian Aid partners are doing to bring hope to Haiti.
April 2012: if you're holding a summer festival or fete this summer we can support you to help it change lives.
April 2012: Christian Aid youth interns take on the London to Brighton 100k challenge.
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