Benefice responds to those affected by Hurricane Irma

Devastation in wake of Hurricane Irma

Following the devastation that has been wrought throughout the Caribbean Islands and the United States, the benefice have decided to offer those across the benefice the opportunity to make a donation to help those in some of the poorest islands who have lost everything.

Please do encourage friends and neighbours to give what they can.  Collecting boxes have been place at the following points in the Benefice,

Polstead:

  • St Mary’s Church
  • The Village Store and Post Office
  • The Cock Inn

Leavenheath:

  • St Matthew’s Church
  • The Hare & Hounds Pub
  • The Lion Inn

Nayland:

  • St James Church (then at the Post Office during the week)
  • Kerridge the Butcher’s
  • The Village Stores Bear Street
  • The Anchor Inn

Wiston:

  • The Church of St Mary the Virgin (c/o Nicola Thorogood)

Stoke by Nayland:

  • The Church of St Mary
  • The Village Store and Post Office
  • The Crown Inn
  • The Angel Inn
  • Eaves Garage
  • The S-b-N Hotel & Golf Club

The collecting boxes will be in place for another week until about 18th or 19th September.

If you would like to donate online, directly with Aid Organisation helping those affected please donate to:

Oxfam Hurricane Irma Appeal

World Vision Hurricane Irma Appeal

Care International Hurricane Irma Appeal

USPG Rapid Response Caribbean Appeal

We continue to pray for all who suffer as a result of this catastrophe, and what is to follow, as well as those having to abandon and flee their homes, and homelands, through persecution, tyranny  and other disaster.

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