Fundraising through a Fun Run!

We want to say a huge thank you to Jemma Mahadeo for donning her running shoes to raise funds for LUCIA. Jemma (far right in the photo) recently completed the Great Midlands Fun Run and raised £265 for LUCIA’s projects in Africa. Thanks Jemma! If you feel inspired to do a sponsored event for LUCIA, please get…

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Bake sale triumph!

We want to say a huge thank you to staff at the Shakespeare Institute for raising over £120 for LUCIA through their bake sale! They whipped up a wide range of baked goodies and sold them to hungry students at the beginning of June. Thanks to everyone who manned the stall, baked a cake or ate one!…

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Give it up for LUCIA!

Have you given something up for Lent? Perhaps your daily Costa coffee or mid-afternoon bag of crisps? We’re asking our supporters to think of the saving they’re making each day by giving up their daily treat, and donate the amount to us instead! You can donate by texting LUCY00 followed by your amount (£1,£2,£3,£4,£5,£10) to…

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Marathon men

This autumn, two of our friends will be putting on their running shoes and setting themselves new long-distance targets. Brian will be running in the Chester Marathon on Sunday 5th October, and Steve in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 19th October.  To help keep up the motivation to meet these personal fitness challenges,…

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Here’s to the volunteers…

It’s Small Charity Week and today’s the day to celebrate the wonderful work of volunteers. Here’s LUCIA trustee Becky explaining why she thinks we all deserve a pat on the back. I once spent the summer organising photos of copulating frogs. Yes, you read that right. And no, it wasn’t a personal hobby of mine….

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