Mary, Fr Jeff Dodds and Hannah and Emily Green visited the project in India. Both Sixth Form students at St Thomas More RC School in Blaydon, Hannah and Emily used the experience as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Scheme. Read their testimonials to find out what they thought of the trip.
February / March
Fr Jeff Dodds set up a Wishlist in his three parishes for Lent. The items on the list are for the new medical block, which is being built this year. The structure is complete, but the internal, cosmetic items are needed, as well as furniture.
Bed – £10
Mattress – £10
Pillow – £5
Water Bed -£100
Office Table / Chair – £40
Metre of Wall Tiles – £8
Cotton Sheet x 6 – £20
Towels x 6 – £15
Wheelchair – £40
Toilet (Plus connections) – £30
Basin (plus connections) – £20
Corpus Christi and St Anne’s Parishes in Coventry have given generously to Fr Dodd’s Wishlist which was advertised through the parish bulletins
The Annual Sponsored Walk at Holy Family Coventry was once again successful, raising over £2500
A Charity Ball is to be held at the Windmill Hotel Coventry. This event has been organised by Chloe and Georgia. As well as raising funds during the evening events, this will also highlight the Silver Jubilee of Fr Saves’ priestly ordination. View the images from this event in our Gallery.
May / June
Mary and Fr Saves make their annual parish appeals
Coffee Morning and fundraiser at the home of Imelda Slane
Indian Curry Night and fundraiser at St Thomas More RC School Blaydon
Coffee Morning and Fundraiser at the home of Susie Helps
Maggie Gallagher’s fundraiser at The Belgrade Coventry
Mary joins Fr Sarves in India for Silver Jubilee celebrations