Spreading Joy to Zambia

We're thrilled that the Salesian media group selected our December article as one of their Advent reflections. Credit yet again to our wonderful STL editor Sophie. http://www.salesians.org.uk/news-articles/featured-news/first-week-of-advent-2018.html

By |2018-12-14T22:28:26+00:00December 1st, 2018|Comms, Porridge Club|

Bringing Joy at Christmas

Only 33 days until Christmas and the search for gifts is on! So, here's the opportunity to give your family and friends a wonderful gift of a ‘Joy Voucher’, provided in a presentation pack, from Bank of Share the Light this Christmas. To provide porridge, milk & other nutritional [...]

By |2019-01-05T15:49:45+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Porridge Club|

It’s nearly pay day!!

When you get that full bank balance feeling and want to share the love, how about supporting one of our current fundraisers? Alicia’s running the ‘Glow in the Park Run’ this Saturday    https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/aliciakember Earlier this month: - Katherine completed the ‘Great North Run'     https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/katherinelindquist2 Jennifer completed the [...]

By |2018-09-26T19:09:27+00:00September 26th, 2018|Advocates, Porridge Club, Scholarship|

2018 Zambia Trip 6

'It was all hands-on-deck today, with all of the Share The Light advocates capitalising on the relatively empty City of Joy, deciding to repaint one of the girls houses, an event that took determination, skill, manpower and a lot of patience. However, after painting all eight rooms in a [...]

By |2018-07-06T21:01:45+00:00July 6th, 2018|Porridge Club|

2018 Zambia Trip 5

'Today we had the opportunity to visit Luyobolola Community School, where the Porridge Club is supported by the charity. Before we saw the Porridge Club in full swing, each individual was allocated to a subject group in order to deliver a lesson for different age groups. This required in-depth preparation [...]

By |2018-07-06T10:12:20+00:00July 6th, 2018|Advocates, Porridge Club|

Northchapel Primary School

So many talented young children who sang, played the piano, violin and guitar with such confidence.  It really was a joy to have been invited to be part of such a wonderful evening. Mrs James organises these concerts in support of the Porridge club.  The delightful 'Northchapel Porridge club [...]

By |2018-06-29T22:29:48+00:00June 29th, 2018|Porridge Club|

Porridge Club

Our new advocates will spend time at Luyobolola Community School and see the Porridge Club in action. It costs just £10 to feed one student for a year. For many of these children, the meal provided through the Porridge Club may be the only meal they have that day. [...]

By |2018-06-27T20:53:43+00:00June 27th, 2018|Porridge Club|

FINAL UPDATE Space to Learn Project

The conversion of the derelict area previously used for woodworking, into a classroom offering space for 45 more students at Luyobolola Community School, has been completed. It required an investment of £1,400 which isn't a huge amount of money to raise but the result and benefit is huge! [...]

By |2018-04-18T17:04:15+00:00April 18th, 2018|Porridge Club|