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If our expenditure on comforts, luxuries, amusements, etc., is up to the standard common among those with the same income as our own, we are probably giving away too little.  If our charities do not at all pinch or hamper us, I should say they are too small. There ought to be things we should like to do and cannot because our charitable expenditure excludes them. ~ C. S. Lewis
"When we attend to the needs of  those in want, we give them what is theirs, not ours. More than performing works  of mercy, we are paying a debt of justice."  ~ St. Gregory the Great, Pope,  Doctor of the Church

Why Does God Allow Poverty?
First man:
"Sometimes I'd like to ask God why he allows poverty, famine and injustice to continue when he could do something about it."
Second man: "What's stopping you?" First man: "I'm afraid he might ask me the same question." ~ Anonymous

SECTIONS:- Humanitarian Aid | Cornish based | Gift Aid | more links are within other pages

1. Humanitarian Aid:- for natural disaster relief. also other links
Please unite in prayer for the victims, the bereaved and the relief workers as well as giving practical help such as donations.
Please remember to GIFT AID donations if possible, ensuring maximum benefit to the charities at no extra expense to yourself.

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2. Cornish based charities ~ see also our Cornish links page (currently offline)

  • The "Shelterbox" Trust each box contains a tent and other survival items for 10 people. 
    The former Penzance parish provided 8 of these in past years.

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GIFT AID ~ Use information provided by charity or include the following words on your donation. I am a UK Tax Payer and would like *name* to reclaim the tax paid on all the donations I have made since 6 April 2000 and any future donations I may make. Needs your full name, address and signature. For long term arrangements, don't forget to tell the gift recipient if you no longer pay enough tax to cover the money they will claim back from the Inland Revenue, or you will have to pay the equivalent tax back yourself.

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