January 7, 2020
Thank you to our Volunteers, who in 2019:
The Welcome Team who give a cheery welcome to visitors to the drop-in. Since the beginning of September we've recorded 1,787 visits (with 212 children). Altogether through 2019 we welcomed people from 57 different countries...
December 24, 2019
Thank you to Sanctus Volunteers for all your hard work and to our Supporters for your generosity!
Here's the food team at our last drop-in of the year. We gave out 102 bumper bags of food and Christmas gifts to every man, woman and child who visited last Wednesday. Than...
December 23, 2019
... of money, food, toiletries, nappies, baby equipment, furniture ... which make such a difference to the lives of the people we accompany.
Christmas donations arriving from Holy Trinity Church, Eccleshall! Thank you too to St Mary's Church, Market Drayton, the...
December 9, 2019
At our birthday party in October we asked people to write on post-it notes what they think about Sanctus. This is what they told us ..
November 18, 2019
What a lovely evening of delicious food and good company at the party to celebrate the 5th Birthday of Sanctus.
Andrew Shuff kindly captured these moments from the evening:
November 15, 2019
Pamela Drew (with a recipe from Mary Berry) baked a truly scrumptious birthday cake for the 5th Anniversary celebrations at Sanctus.
She even managed to capture the Sanctus logo with edible ink and, if you look closely, you will see lots of painted blue hands circling t...
November 12, 2019
Don't wait until Spring to have a clear out!
Can you help out by providing Sanctus with any of the following please:
1. Sheets, blankets and towels
2. Washing machines and curtains with poles
3. Socks and hats for men; toiletries for women; gift bags - Christmas
4. Size 6...
October 14, 2019
August 27, 2019
Right to Remain is a small non-profit organisation which produces the Right to Remain Toolkit - aimed primarily at people going through the asylum system but useful for Sanctus Volunteers too.
They have just launched some new videos about the UK asylum system which are...
We's like to say a big THANK YOU to a number of people and organisations who have supported us recently:
To Alan and Margaret Beckett from Holy Michael's Church in Stone for the rocking horses they make - with the proceeds from sales coming to Sanctus!
Carmel and friends...
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