Power to be in our schools

St Joseph Primaary power to be1CAFOD Schools Volunteer, Margaret Hodgson has been doing great work on Power To be in some of our schools encouraging students to think about renewable and environmentally friendly energy.  Margaret said “The students explored global statistics and then discussed what shocked them, surprised them and what gave them hope”

St John’s Youth Council Raises Incredible Amount for CAFOD

St John’s Youth Council in Annitsford raised an incredible £1025 for CAFOD when they held a garden party recently.

St John's Youth Council

St John’s Youth Council in Annitsford held a garden party

It is not the first time St John’s have been able to offer a large donation. Earlier this year they were able to raise almost £3,000 for the East Africa Crisis Appeal in just two weeks.

CAFOD supporter Jerry Laidler, from St John’s Youth Council, said: “A special thanks to all who supported the garden party fun day and made it a great success.

“It was fantastic to see the grounds full of lovely families enjoying themselves, building communities and making happy memories.”

For more information about our current Power to Be campaign, visit our website.


Stockton North MP Talks Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Mr Cunningham spoke to pupils at St Michael’s Catholic Academy in Billingham, who were joined by children from St Michael’s, St Joseph’s Primary School in Norton and Most Holy Rosary School in Billingham.
The meeting was organised by CAFOD. The Power to Be campaign focuses on how supporting cleaner, renewable forms of energy can help people living in poverty around the world.

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