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Friday, 30th October 2015
From now until 18th December 2015.   Voluntary Action Coventry and Coventry 4 Good are starting up their Craft Friday sessions once again to help raise money for Coventry 4 Good. How can I get involved?
  • Host a craft and arts session at the Volunteer Centre in Bull Yard for a period of 3 hours
  • Donate craft and arts materials for use during the sessions
  • Provide products that would be suitable to sell in our Volunteer Centre or possibly at one of the Christmas stalls

Products could include wooden items, pottery, soft furnishings, knitted children’s clothes, crochet, needlework, jewellery, toys, handmade cards, Christmas decorations, jam....  the sky’s the limit!

Your organisation would be able to earn valuable income from sales, with a percentage going to Coventry 4 Good (exact amounts to be discussed). If we do

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Friday, 2nd October 2015

The Coventry 4 Good Annual Report 2015 has been published online. 

It outlines what has been achieved over the year. The document can be viewed here

Below are some of the causes supported:

  • 26th City of Coventry South Brownie pack received funds towards activities that help young girls to develop self-confidence and communication skills.
  • The Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group meet weekly for asylum seekers, refugees and people who want to support them in Coventry. Coventry 4 Good funding has enabled them to provide a meal each week for three months at their premises. 
  • The Redeemed Christian Church of God have said thanks for the support received from Coventry4Good and tell us what they have done
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Monday, 28th September 2015

The Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group meets weekly for asylum seekers, refugees and people who want to support them in Coventry. People talk, share their experiences and offer each other support and understanding as well as the chance to learn more about their rights in the asylum system, and opportunities and events to get involved in.

Coventry 4 Good funding has enabled us to provide a meal each week for three months. It is important for us to be able to provide food at our meetings for two main reasons.

The first is that as many of our members are living with very minimal or no financial support and no right to work therefore they struggle to get enough nutritious and filling meals. The second is that sharing food cooked by our members is an important way of building community, we have many members from different cultures and languages and sharing food is a way to bring people together and share something together.

Upwards of 30 people have attended each meeting, some people for a week or two, other members have attended each meeting over the 3 months. CARAG members come from a range of...more

Friday, 25th September 2015
Coventry4Good support local causes and gave a grant to the Redeemed Christian Church of God. They have said thanks for the support received and tell us what they have done with the funding below.

"We are very glad and fortunate to have benefited...more

Thursday, 24th September 2015

The date is Sunday 4th October, and we are looking for people to contribute in a variety of ways.

The first thing you could do is run or walk 3 miles, and raise money for Coventry 4 Good. 

Another way would be to act as a marshal on the day

The third thing you could do would be to help out on our stall...more

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