Category: Fundraising

St Matthew’s continues its appeal to fund the repairs to the church room wall capping which presently is causing considerable damp and damage to the plaster. The cost of the work will be approximately £6,000, which, coming in a year when we cannot hold any of the usual fund raisers, will seriously denude our finances. The appeal…

St Matthew’s, Otterbourne has launched an appeal in order to fund the repairs to the church room roof which presently is causing considerable damp and damage to the plaster. The cost of the work will be approximately £6,000, which, coming in a year when we cannot hold any of the usual fund raisers, will seriously denude our finances. …

It may seem rather early for this notice for some people and for that we apologise. The traditional Charity Christmas Card shop has relocated this year from the Guildhall because the Tourist Information Centre was deemed too small to house all those cards as well as the TIC staff in these times of social distancing.The…

Six people from Hursley will be walking around the Romsey churches tomorrow in aid of Ride&Stride.  Half the money goes to the Hursley church and half to Hampshire and Isle of Wight Historic Churches.  Please sponsor their walk to give them some encouragement! Contact Sadly, we have had to postpone the Churchwardens’ Challenge sponsored…

Christian Aid week will still be held from 10-16 May 2020 although this year will be different! Everything is different this year, except for the needs of the developing world – facing Coronavirus on top of all their other problems. The work of Christian Aid has never been more important, in providing clean water, effective…

Further to the announcement that Trinity’s Big Sleep Out had to be postponed due to Coronavirus, we are pleased to tell you that whilst plans are ongoing to set a new date, Trinity have announced that there will be a Big Sleep In during May to raise funds for the homeless and those who are…

It is with regret that the organising team of the Otterbourne Summer Fete have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event. This means that the fete will not now take place on Sunday 28th June 2020. This decision has been made taking account of the current lockdown situation and the difficulty…

‘Life has changed for everyone over the last few weeks The people who rely on Trinity have been at risk.  Self isolating when you’re homeless is impossible. Rough sleepers have been afraid.  Many have underlying physical and mental health conditions that put them at greater risk and make it even harder to cope. We have had to…

Winchester Churches Nightshelter have organised their first virtual fundraising event which will be held on Easter Monday to help cover increased staffing and resource costs during this Coronavirus pandemic. If you would like to take part please visit the following link: https://wcns.org.uk/blog/hop-for-homeless/

Trinity’s Big Sleep Out has unfortunately been postponed in-line with the new government measures announced this week. Trinity Winchester are working hard to set a new date for later in the year. Future announcements will be made via Trinity’s social media sites and mailing lists.