Thank you from Church Urban Fund

Thank you for supporting Poverty Sunday!

We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who organised a frugal lunch or Poverty Sunday service, and to all those who attended!

From cheese and bread to soup and a roll you have all been working hard to help raise vital funds to tackle poverty in England. Some of you even had frugal brunches!

You told us some of the ways Poverty Sunday helped you think about poverty in your community…

St James’ Church in Bolton used a map to think about the people they could share grace with in their lives.

All Saints’, Evesham used sticky notes to write down ways they could tackle poverty in their community and pinned them on a board.

Share your Poverty Sunday photos and stories by sending us a message.

Your valued support goes toward helping people like Dave.

Dave found himself alone and on the street, completely hopeless, until the Joel project in Kingston Upon Thames, stepped in.

They gave Dave the space and support to turn his life around and now he is able to talk about overcoming his difficulties and his hope for a new life.

And the good news is there is still time to hold your own frugal lunch and help transform more lives.

The resources are available here.

Just to let you know Poverty Sunday 2016 will be on Sunday June 12th!

Come along to our Money Matters National Conference.

This year at our National Conference we will be exploring the issues surrounding financial exclusion. We want to help you bring the best advice and service in this area.

It is often the poorest and most vulnerable in our society who find themselves being charged more for basic goods and paying extortionately high interest rates, and we want to see an end to this.

Join us in Manchester on November 5th to hear from keynote speakers Sir Hector Sants, Professor Karen Rowlingson and Canon Dr Angus Ritchie.

Find out more about the conference.