Food Vouchers for Refugees

38018608_1553554865470580_r.jpegSix years ago, my parents and I made a decision that truly changed our lives. We chose to leave behind the luxurious lifestyle that we had been living in the UAE. Let me tell you, it was not easy. People thought we were crazy to be leaving such a "perfect place" where you could have absolutely anything you wanted whenever you wanted it. This made us realise that there is so much more to life than just material things. And so we came to Lancashire, to start over and live a simple and humble life, just as my Spanish great-grandparents would have always encouraged us to do. After settling in, we decided that it was time to start giving our time to other people. Just out of the blue, we became part of an international Christian prayer group that gives people an opportunity to help those less fortunate all over the world. We began by supporting charities in the UK, but we soon felt like there was still something more we could do. That's how our adventure began. After several family discussions, we made the decision of giving up one holiday a year so that we could travel to other countries to help people. We have so far been to Nepal and India to help children, families and schools who don't have access to some of the things in life "we" often take for granted. 

This brings me to now. In a few weeks, we will be travelling to Jordan to take part in our most adventurous trip so far. We will be working with a charity called Collateral Repair Project based in Amman. We will be spending time with Syrian and Iraqi refugees who have been forced to leave their homeland because of a war. Just take a second now to thin to yourself. How would you feel if you were in this situation? How would you feel if you had to leave everything you had ever known behind to start a new life in a completely new place? I am really looking forward to getting to know some of these children and their families. I am sure they have big ambitions in life, just like you and I.

You are probably wondering, "why is Sioned telling me this?" Well, I am telling you this because I believe you can help. Over the next couple of weeks, there will be an opportunity for you to donate. These donations go towards vouchers for refugees who don't have the money to pay for basic things like food and water. Even just £1 could put a meal on a table for a small family. So please, search at home and see if you have a few coins you can spare. I promise you, I will make sure that I let all these children know that you have helped to make a difference.

Thank you!

Donations ()

  • Àngel Monraval 
    • £20 
    • 10 mos
  • Esme H and family 
    • £10 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • £20 
    • 10 mos
  • Claire Blacow 
    • £5 
    • 10 mos
  • Catequistas La Purísima 
    • £15 
    • 10 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Sioned Jones-Blanco 
Wesham, North West England, United Kingdom
Sioned Jones-Blanco 
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