2020/2021 Charities

The Covid-19 Pandemic has restricted our usual fundraising activities and we have therefore extended support for our 2020 charities into 2021. Our current nominated charities are Woodlawn School, Admiral Nurses and Pearey House. We hope that we will be able to restart some of our social activities later in 2021 with view to holding a […]

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Charity Cheque Presentation 2020

We had a very happy and lively presentation of charity cheques in early 2020, just before the first Covid-19 lockdown. Four dogs with their owners from the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People came along together with a representative from Bloodwise (Blood Cancer Research). On receiving their cheques for £500 they spoke about the valuable […]

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2019 Charities announced

Each year church members nominate and vote for 3 charities that will be supported that year through receipt of a portion of proceeds from various activities and events held during the year. We are pleased to be supporting the following charities in 2019-2020: Bloodwise North of England Children’s Cancer Research Hearing Dogs for the Deaf […]

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2018 Charity presentation

Each year church members nominate and vote for 3 charities that will be supported that year through receipt of a portion of proceeds from various activities and events held during the year. The charities chosen for 2018 were Motor Neurone Disease Association, Macmillan Nurses and Alzheimer’s Society who, on 10th March, 2019, each received £600 […]

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2015 Charities presentation

We were pleased to be able to present a total of £900 to our 2015 nominated charities after morning worship on Sunday 14th February 2016. Events and collections have been held throughout the year, resulting in the three charities – Great North Air Ambulance, Macmillan Nurses and the Children’s Heart Unit Fund – each receiving a […]

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2014 Supported Charity presentation

Each year members of St. Andrew’s URC nominate charities that the church will support through the year via various fund raising events organised by the Activities team and through other collections. Our charities for 2014 were: St. Oswald’s Hospice The Alzheimers’ Society RNLI Cullercoats An impressive £945 was raised to be shared equally between the three charities. […]

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