Charities We Currently Support

St Giles' Hospice

The hospice was founded in 1983 by the Reverend Paul Brothwell, originally to improve the care of local people dying with cancer. They now support people in our community whose illnesses may not be curable, such as cancer, motor neurone disease, heart failure, MS and respiratory disease. They also offer support for families and helpers.

Their dedicated team provides individually-tailored care either at the hospice or in patients’ own homes across our communities.

The range of specialist services is provided free of charge to those who need it. Although St Giles receives some funding from the Government, they rely heavily on donations and fundraising.

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The Pathway Project

This is a domestic and sexual abuse service based in Lichfield and Tamworth, Staffordshire.

They offer a range of support services, and run two refuges in confidential locations of the Midlands. They have been operating for over 25 years helping adults and children overcome domestic abuse and Violence.

Their vision is to build a future where adults and children affected by domestic and sexual abuse live in safety and free from fear.

Their Mission is to ensure that every adult and child who comes to us seeking support for domestic and sexual abuse is given an opportunity to engage in services that can help them to make the journey from victim to survivor.

 

The Thomas Project

Making a Difference

This is a local community charity aiming to make an impact in the Leighswood area of Aldridge.

Our motto is “listening and responding to the needs of the Leighswood estate and beyond”.

They are involved in a number of different activities which we believe make a difference in the local area.

The Thomas Project is the working name of Family Guidance and Community Welfare and is named after the disciple Thomas. The acronym represents what we do: -

The provision of food to

Help those in crisis.

Open to all for

Mission and Friendship in

Aldridge and beyond, as we continue to

Serve God and the community.

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SGM Lifewords

Doing What’s Needed

Lifewords started in 2005 because the Bible is for everyone! They want people everywhere to experience it as good news for their lives, and for the world.

The Bible’s life words transform lives: lives of street children in India, lives of East African teenagers, lives of people in rural Indonesia. Lives of Instagrammers in the UK. They’re dedicated to helping people discover good news that changes the world.

 

Christian Aid

This charity was founded in 1945 and its headquarters are in London. It is the official relief and development agency of 41 Christian churches in the UK and Ireland, and works to support sustainable development, eradicate poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

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Barnabas Fund

The Barnabas Fund was founded by Patrick Sookhdeo in 1993. It is an international, interdenominational Christian aid agency based in Coventry, in the West Midlands of England that supports Christians who face discrimination or persecution as a consequence of their faith. The projects aim to strengthen Christian individuals, churches and their communities by providing material and spiritual support in response to needs identified by local Christian leaders.