Building Flourishing Communities

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Our impact

2018 was the fifth year in which we helped churches engage in practical community action. Our aim is to improve people's access to resources and build relationships within communities.


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32 projects engaged with

In 2018 we engaged with 32 projects of which 13 were long term relationships

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Access to resources

48% of the projects we engaged with in 2018 were about improving people's access to resources

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Responding to loneliness

32% of the projects in 2018 were responding to loneliness as an issue

Everyone needs friendship and conversation. Yet we know that loneliness and social isolation are real issues for lots of people in the UK – of all ages. And the number…
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Quite simply, the statistics are staggering. One in ten people in England say they have personal experience of homelessness; and the number of people released from prison into street homelessness…
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People experiencing financial distress, particularly those on low incomes, are often reluctant to talk about their problems or seek help. And the complexity of different financial products, and the benefits…
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We want our communities to flourish and enjoy life in all its fullness. But, of course, every community is different, and the changes people are looking for will be different…
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2018 Bible

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.

Matthew 25 v35-40