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JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER

Justice and Peace Scotland          JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER http://www.justiceandpeacescotland.org.uk/ Dear Justice and Peace Supporter Travels of a Social Justice Co-ordinator Whilst it’s been only two months since I last wrote one of these columns, a lot has happened. The unexpected calling of a General Election (very unexpected given the PM’s denial of such a possibility …

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YEARLY REPORT 2017 for SVDP

The Foodbank Project continues to do well and thanks to the generosity of our parishioners 460 kilos of food and provisions were supplied. At Christmas our SVdP Conference supplied food to 12 families and a further 20 parishioners were helped with money chocolates and Christmas cards. We gave Victoria and Roxburgh £150 for their comfort …

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CLASSROOMS FOR REFUGEE CHILDREN

Last autumn the Justice and Peace Group of St Joseph’s Parish, Dundee, decided it needed a challenge and strongly moved by television footage of the plight of the people of Aleppo, decided to try to raise funds for a classroom for Syrian child refugees, using SCIAF’s Real Gifts scheme. Initially the sum of GBP1125 seemed …

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