Countdown to Zambia 2019

In just one week the next group of advocates from Salesian College (Farnborough) and Salesian Sarria (Barcelona) will be travelling to Zambia to see first-hand the work Share the Light is undertaking. In April the students shared an evening with our entire advocate team. If you'd like a reminder of [...]

By |2019-06-22T17:59:30+01:00June 22nd, 2019|Advocates, City of Joy, Comms, Porridge Club, Scholarship|

Silent Auction – “Wimbledon All-Stars” Poster

Some of the greatest names in Tennis, Rugby, Football, Golf, Formula 1, and Olympic history have signed this exclusive “Wimbledon All-Stars” Poster. There are no fewer than 10 grand slam singles titles, 9 Olympic gold medals, 2 rugby world cups, a Formula 1 Championship and an Open Golf Championship across [...]

By |2019-05-15T19:27:51+01:00May 15th, 2019|Comms, Scholarship|

Silent Auction – Ireland Rugby Shirt

This Ireland Rugby shirt is hand signed by Ireland, British and Irish Lions and rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll, following his 2006 Triple Crown win. Regarded as many by one of the greatest to play the game, O’Driscoll was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2016 after 133 [...]

By |2019-05-15T19:27:16+01:00May 15th, 2019|Comms, Scholarship|

Footy and Family Fun

Salesian College are once again holding their 'Footy and Family Fun' event, back by popular demand. Kick off is at 4:30pm on Friday 24th May at the College fields, finishing around 7:30pm. Grab the family and come along, good weather has been ordered to ensure it's a glorious evening. Proceeds [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:19:00+01:00May 13th, 2019|Advocates, Comms, Scholarship|

STL Advocate Evening

The annual Advocate Evening is an opportunity to share a meal, reminisce, and discuss future fundraising plans. This year’s evening was organised by 2018 advocates Ollie and Charlotte who commented: 'We were really glad to have a great turnout with many new faces, and old ones too, all coming together [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:26:22+01:00May 6th, 2019|Advocates, Comms, Scholarship|

The Big Spin…..the winners!!

As promised here's the results from the Big Spin. The two teams met at INGHAR in the Tamanrasset province of Algeria. The total mileage was....... UK team = 2,365 miles Zambian team = 4,619 miles The Zambian team are therefore declared the winners!! Many thanks to everyone that participated. Please [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:27:28+01:00April 30th, 2019|Advocates, City of Joy, Comms, Scholarship|

The Big Spin….getting closer.

The teams are closing in on each other with 1073.5 miles / 1727.6 kilometres to go. It's still anybody's race! The UK team are in the Algerian Grand Erg Occidental Desert and the Zambian team are in the Ahaggar Mountains also in Algeria. Meanwhile sponsor money from our Salesian supporters [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:30:01+01:00April 15th, 2019|Advocates, City of Joy, Scholarship|

The Big Spin….continues

We say a huge 'Zikomo' 'Twalumba Kapati' 'Thank You' to staff and students at Salesian College as they stop pedalling 'in' school and start their Easter break. With the longer days and promise of nice weather hopefully many will be so hooked that they continue to clock up a few [...]

By |2019-05-13T21:45:24+01:00April 7th, 2019|City of Joy, Comms, Scholarship|