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Charitable giving in Lent at Notre Dame

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Charitable giving in Lent at Notre Dame

Our generous Notre Dame staff and students have been busy observing Lent recently. 

The chaplaincy raised nearly £200 for the CAFOD Lent appeal - enough to buy a GPS fish finder to track fish and find shore in a storm, a cooler to help a Liberian fisher man keep his catch fresh, and a life jacket. Lent Appeal 2024 (

The support staff raised £130 for their departmental charity - Young Minds YoungMinds 

The LGBTQ group raised £84.03 for MindOut  MindOut | Mental Health Charity for LGBTQ community

A group of students led by George Phillips organised a bake sale for Mount St Joseph Care Home in Headingly that has been badly affected by the presence of RAAC concrete - they raised £55 to help the Little Sisters of the Poor keep the home open until they can safely move the residents to new homes. URGENT CARE HOME APPEAL - a Community crowdfunding project in Leeds by The Congregation of the Little Sisters of the Poor ( [ see photos above]

Charitable giving is important during Ramadan as it is in Lent - so a group of students ran a 'Ramadan bake sale' on the last day of term for Islamic Relief. Amount to be announced.

Justine Barlow, college Principal said; 'We are so proud of the generosity of our staff and students'.

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