Peter Green: May 2020
Not withstanding the Prime Minister's national address last night, the Coronavirus restrictions will prevent the usual annual house-to-house collections during this Christian Aid Week.
As a consequence, a valuable source of income for some of the world's most vulnerable people will not be available. Nor will we have a collection envelope with our weekly notices at church, again, as a consequence of Covid-19. So, to help to fill that gap, we are all encouraged to donate via the Christian Aid website, which says this:
"The coronavirus outbreak threatens the health of our neighbours near and far. Together we must respond quickly to help the most vulnerable.
Coronavirus has shown us that our futures are bound more tightly together than ever before.
And now it is spreading across the world's poorest countries, putting people living in poverty at great risk.
These people are already facing a lack of water, food and healthcare. Some are homeless. Some are living with underlying health issues such as HIV.
As coronavirus infection rates speed up, they will feel the impacts of the virus deeply. We must respond now.
Coronavirus impacts all of us. But love unites us all.
Please donate today." For the Christian Aid website, click here.
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