CSAN Parliamentary Reception 2016

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Events and Activities, Local Support, News, Runcorn |

The 2nd November 2016  found Mary Kilcoyne Director of Catholic Children’s Society, Mrs Christine Smith ( trustee) and Mrs Carol Lawrence (trustee) in the Terrace Pavilion House of Commons. The purpose of the gathering was to discuss and share with Members of Parliament and members of the House of Lords our concerns about the increase in numbers of Homeless People and the negative effects of the new legislation, coming into being this week,...

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Refugee Listening Event

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Events and Activities, Local Support, News, Runcorn |

On Friday 28th October, organisations from across Greater Manchester and the Diocese of Shrewsbury  came together in Wythenshawe to listen to refugees and asylum seekers, in order to plan how to better support and welcome new arrivals. Catholic Children’s Society, Diocese of Shrewsbury and Caritas Salford joined with Ivy Church, the SVP, Revive, Serco, and Mike Kane MP at St Aidan’s Centre in Wythenshawe to listen to what new arrivals had...

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Good Shepherd Appeal 2016 Donations – St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Winsford

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Events and Activities, Funding, Local Support, News |

We would like to say thank you to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Winsford for their generous donation to the Good Shepherd Appeal. The money was raised by a musical performance of The Tempest. We appreciate the hard work put into the fundraising by the pupils, staff and parents as this enables us to continue in our mission to build a stronger, supportive communities. We where particularity touched by the fact your Year 6 thought of...

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Good Shepherd Appeal 2016 Donations

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Events and Activities, Funding, Local Support, News |

We would like to say thank you to the following Schools for their donation to the Good Shepherd Appeal. The money was raised by the Year 6 Leavers Mass, that took place in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Catholic Primary Schools. We appreciate the hard work put into the fundraising by the pupils, staff and parents as this enables us to continue in our mission to support children and families building up stronger, supportive...

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The Big Mile

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Events and Activities, News, Our Partners |

CCS staff and members of local SVP conferences and their supporters met on 10th July to walk the BIG MILE in Birkenhead Park . This was part of a national initiative to raise awareness of local poverty and services that are able to support them. We were fortunate with the weather and there was plenty of laughter and chat to keep us going. Hopefully too we have raised a good amount of money to continue to support those in need. Thank you to...

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Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Events and Activities, Local Support, News |

Birkenhead Park Sunday 10th July 2pm. Come and join us to raise awareness of the levels of poverty that exist in our country and in our local area. Come and join Catholic Children’s Society and the Saint Vincent de Paul (SVP) groups from Birkenhead and Wallasey to raise funds for local projects designed to support those in need and reduce the negative impact of living in poverty. We will be meeting at the park entrance at 2pm. All forms and...

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