27,575 meals for Mary’s Meals

Thank you – to those who ran, baked, quizzed… and did other things to raise money for Mary’s Meals in May this year. We worked together through our schools, through church and in the community to raise money.

Mary’s Meals provides one good meal to some of the world’s poorest children every school day.  Mary’s Meals is named after Mary, the mother of Jesus, who brought up her own child in poverty. Mary’s Meals consists of, respects, and reaches out to people of
all faiths and of none.

We’ve gathered the money together and are delighted with the results. Here is the breakdown:

No School Uniform days at St Chrysostom’s and St John’s Schools: £454.23

Cake Sale at St John’s School: £195.03

Run in Birchfields Park: £125

Manchester Marathon: Laura (1/2 marathon) £500  Anne (10km) £220

Quiz Night at Church £79.30

Confirmation candidates 2p collection at St Chrysostom’s School £50.24

Collection at Lucy and Simon’s wedding £169.93

Annie’s 2km run £105

Collection in Church Marys Meals mug £31.50Which all adds up to a grand total of £1930.26, or putting it another way this provides 27,575 meals for children in needy areas of the world, or it adds up to feeding 139 deprived children with school dinners for a year – and so helping them with both nutrition and education.

THANK YOU to everyone who contributed in whatever way they did, this is a great result. Not only did we raise a lot of money be we had fun along the way too. There were lovely atmospheres at all events as people of different backgrounds, faiths, ages and outlooks worked together for this fantastic charity.  THANK YOU!


About stchrysostoms

St Chrysostom’s is an Anglican (Church of England) parish church in Manchester, UK. We’re an inclusive, diverse and welcoming faith community rejoicing in our Anglo Catholic tradition, where people of many differing backgrounds make friends. Find our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2364267899/
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