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Caritas Collects 14,590 School Items

Last weekend, the 7th and 8th of September, Caritas Funchal promoted a collection of school materials throughout the islands ‘Continente stores, in which a total of 14,590 items were donated.

The collection of books, school bags, pens, pencils and other stationery will be given to children of families who are supported by several charitable associations including Caritas Diocesan of Funchal, as well as their partner Institutions, ACRAM, Associação Câmara de Lobos Viva, Cáritas Paroquial da Camacha,  Cáritas Paroquial dos Canhas and Carvalhal, Centro da Mãe, the Associação Grandes Azuis and Lar da Paz.

Caritas Funchal expressed their thanks via their web page saying ‘Our sincere thanks to ALL PEOPLE who supported our cause, either in kind or through the donation of their time.’

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly