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Scarves, Soup and Smarties Raise Money for Barnabas We would like to express our sincere thanks to our generous supporters who have written to tell us of the creative and imaginative ways in which they have been raising money for Barnabas Fund.

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Tina Brace displays her hand-made scarves

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n 18 November 2009, Tina Brace hosted a one-day fundraising event at her home in Penarth, south Wales, where she sold her hand-made scarves and a selection of jewellery produced by Allison Wakeley, while providing a generous supply of tea, coffee, cakes and other snacks. Between them, Tina, Allison and Megan Guest, their tireless helper, raised £250 for Barnabas Fund. Tina says her recipe for success was that she “approached the whole thing in prayer, placing it into the good Lord’s capable hands”.

Some of the items used to raise funds for Barnabas, displayed with Barnabas literature

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n 29 November 2009, Tir-Y-Berth Community Church, Gwent, Wales, raised £521 to help our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters around the world. The money was donated as a result of their Suffering Church Sunday meal where, following the evening service, church members shared a bowl of soup together. 16

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e would also like to share the story of 10-year-old Harry Leggett from the Isle of Wight, UK, who raised money for our Zimbabwe Feeding Project. Not content with just his church being involved with fundraising for Barnabas, Harry wanted to get his school involved too. He decided that, for harvest, every child would be given a tube of Smarties. Having Harry Leggett, who raised money for eaten the contents (of Barnabas at his school course!), the children were then encouraged to fill the tube with loose change and present their full tubes at the school’s harvest service. Each tube holds £6 worth of 10p pieces. Harry designed his own poster and presented his case to the charities committee at the school. They managed to raise an impressive £626.13! Praise the Lord for the blessing of children and the exciting ways they consider others and help those who are so much less privileged than we are.

Harry’s poster, which encouraged his fellow students to raise money for our Zimbabwe Feeding Project

Profile for Barnabas Fund

Barnabas Aid March/April 2010  

Barnabas Fund's bi-monthly magazine for March/April 2010. See http://barnabasfund.org for more information. Hope and aid for the persecuted...

Barnabas Aid March/April 2010  

Barnabas Fund's bi-monthly magazine for March/April 2010. See http://barnabasfund.org for more information. Hope and aid for the persecuted...