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PRAYER · YOUR TIME · FINANCIAL DONATIONS · OTHER WAYS YOU CAN HELP

YOUR PRAYERS

Praying hands"The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective" (James 5:16)

Prayer is the wind in the sails of Good News Family Care. That's why we encourage Christians everywhere to pray for us. If you can spare a little time to pray on a regular basis, why not consider becoming a Prayer Partner?

Being a Prayer Partner is way that anyone can support us - young, old, rich, poor, physically handicapped or able-bodied. As a Prayer Partner you'll receive occasional Prayer Letters by email, outlining specific issues that need your prayers. If you feel you can support us in this way please call Ann Ridgway on 01298 24761

Download or latest Prayer Letter

YOUR TIME

If you are a Christian, living in or near Buxton, why not consider becoming a volunteer? It doesn't matter how much time you have to spare - or even whatClock talents you possess - there is sure to be a way you can help.

There are always jobs to be done - such as cleaning, shopping, painting, decorating, and maintenance, but we also want to hear from people who can offer a warm heart and a sympathetic ear to our clients.

We also need people to answer the door and phone, people to help with children after school - and other tasks. (
Click here to see a list)

Jo, volunteerJi and Se Jeong, volunteers
Some young people who have given their time to work with GNFC
L to R Joanne from UK, Sara from the USA, Ji Sun and Se Jeong from Korea

Find out more about volunteer opportunities

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

£ coinsGood News Family Care aims to be as 'self-financing' as possible but there's always a shortfall between operating costs and income - largely because nobody is ever turned away from our doors due to lack of funding. If God sends a family to us we know we can rely on Him to provide the means to support them. Since we opened in 1995 He has inspired churches, companies, trusts, institutions and individuals to give us their support.

Our need for financial help is on-going, of course, so we need your continued support to develop and maintain existing facilities - and to fund new projects such as Skills Training and Dependency Recovery. We can only help God rebuild broken lives if we have your support.

There are two main ways to make
financial donations:

By post

Online

Send a cheque or postal order (payable to "Good News Family Care") to:

GNFC Treasurer
Charis House
Hardwick Square East
Buxton
Derbyshire SK17 6PT


Whichever way you decide to support us financially, if you are a British tax payer please complete the Gift Aid declaration. This will enable us to recover tax already paid on your donations from the Inland Revenue - at no extra cost to you.

REGULAR GIVING

Regular giving is vitally important to the ministry of Good News Family Care. It enables us to make long-term plans and commitments. Click here if you would like to donate a regular amount.

If you are a British tax payer please complete the Gift Aid form. This will enable us to recover tax already paid on your regular donations - at no extra cost to you.

See also: Corporate Giving | Trust Giving | Legacies

DONATING GOODS

We welcome gifts of Food, Clothing, Soft Furnishings, Furniture, Electrical Goods, Office Equipment, Toys, Kitchenware, Cutlery etc. Donations of this kind are not only useful in themselves, they release funds for use in other vital areas. Please check our Guide to Donating Goods before delivering. One thing is certain: nothing is wasted - what we don't use directly we pass on to needy families or sell to raise funds. If you would like to receive our current 'Wish List' send an email to

We have support from local churches too and at Harvest Festival time we receive lots of lovely fresh produce and groceries.

Among our more unusual supporters are "The Bikers" - an amiable bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts who visit us from time to time, usually laden to the gills with Toys at Christmas or Easter Eggs (photos) We all look forward to their morale-boosting visits and many children (and parents!) benefit from their generosity.

Another way you can support us is by saving "collectables" such as Postage Stamps and Foreign Currency.

If you have items you wish to donate, such as furniture, clothing, office equipment or computers, please contact 01298 24761

FUNDRAISING / RAISING AWARENESS

If you would like to hold a fundraising event for the benefit Good News Family Care - from a Coffee Morning to a Concert - we will be happy to provide you with support material - such as leaflets, banners and a 10-minute DVD* about the ministry.

We can also provide a speaker who will give a short presentation and talk about our work. If you would like us to come and share the exciting things God is doing through Good News Family Care, please contact on 01298 24761

* The DVD is also available by post: send a £5 cheque (payable to GNFC) to Keith Jones, GNFC, Charis House, Hardwick Square East, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6PT. Remember to include the name and address to which you would like the DVD sent.

Nostalgia trip: watch our old video from 1998 on YouTube!

Or a 2013 video about Good News Family Care filmed by Tearfund

SHOPPING

You can raise funds for us simply by shopping. All profits from items sold via our shop go to support the work of Good News Family Care. We have a range of Key Rings and Christmas cards - all designed and/or made in-house and available by mail order. Local supporters can also purchase Free Range Eggs and Garden Furniture.

You can also raise funds for us when you shop at other online stores (at no additional cost to you). Thousands of stores, including John Lewis, iTunes and British Airways, have signed up to donate money to Good News Family Care when you shop with them online. Help us raise money, at no cost to you, every time you shop online. Click "Shop for Us" or "Christmas for Good" to find out more.


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