Fishy Fundraiser at York School

Children at St Wilfrid’s School in York raised £125 for CAFOD thanks to a Lenten project organised by the Mini Vinnies.

St Wilfrid's

St Wilfrid’s held a fish-themed fundraiser

They prepared an assembly to explain the project and requested a small donation to the Lent Fast Day appeal.

Cut out fish shapes decorated by the pupils and containing a prayer or commitment of care to be undertaken during Lent were displayed around the school hall.

We are very grateful to all schools and parishes who took part in fundraising activities this year.

Without your generous support, the work of CAFOD would not be possible.

Thornaby School’s Fete Raises Large Amount for CAFOD

A Thornaby school’s afternoon fete has raised over £1,000 for aid agency CAFOD. 

St Aptrick's College

St Patrick’s hall was packed for the fete

St Patrick’s Catholic College held the event to finish off their Lenten fundraising on Friday March 31.

There were a number of activities for staff, pupils, parents and other visitors to enjoy, including a tombola, a pirate’s treasure map and name the teddy.

The fete was ran after the school day had finished and each form had their own stall to run.

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Fishy Fundraiser at Thornaby School

A Thornaby school held a fish-themed fundraiser and even wrote their own song to raise money for the aid agency CAFOD’s Lent appeal.


St Patrick’s primary school decorated fish in the playground

St Patrick’s primary school held the fundraiser on Friday March 10 for all pupils and staff.

All proceeds from the event went to CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day appeal, which this year is focused on the story of a Zambian woman called Florence and the theme of ‘turning little fish into big fish’.

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