Emergency Relief - Joining forces to head off hunger and homelessness

We’ve formed a new partnership to help the most vulnerable people in our diocese through the pandemic, writes Paul Bodenham, Programme Leader for Social Action. Read about project in summer 2020 which helped over 5,000 of the most vulnerable people in our diocese

Food vouchers distributed by the Padley Group in Derby

Many parishes in our diocese support projects working to relieve poverty. There are countless more active volunteers who are Catholic parishioners. If your parish or project would be interested in joining us, get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.

The founding members of the partnership are:

In June 2020 we raised a grant of £36,102 from the Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation for to provide emergency relief over the summer of 2020. We helped over 5,000 people at risk of hunger and homelessness in the pandemic.

Find out what we have achieved so far.

Now we want to develop our next project. With your help we can go further. Join us!