Self Help Africa is looking for volunteers to help at its Belfast City Centre street collection on Saturday 14 March. Individuals, groups of friends, work colleagues and families, all are welcome to come out onto the streets to help the Northern Ireland based charity raise funds to help farmers in 11 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
The charity’s vision is to build an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa where farmers make enough profit to feed their families and send their children to school. In 2019, the charity helped more than 200,000 households begin to lift themselves out of poverty for good.
Leo Donaghy, Self Help Africa’s Corporate and Community Fundraising Officer, said: “Volunteering at our street collection is a great and fun way for people get together and help us to help communities in sub-Saharan Africa. Renowned for their generosity, we’re looking forward getting out onto the streets to accept much needed donations from the Northern Ireland public.
“Self Help Africa is about long term change and opportunities like this street collection help us to raise awareness in our local communities about the vital work that we are doing in villages and communities in Africa.”
If you have a spare hour or two on Saturday 14 March and you would like to volunteer to help with the Self Help Africa street collection, please contact Leo on tel 028 9023 2064 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The street collection will take place between 10am and 5pm and there will be free coffee and donuts for every volunteer!
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