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What I've Learnt About Giving Since Covid-19

By Rosanna Jeffery | 4 September 2020

Seasonal giving is the norm, whoever you are and however much you have to give. People are automatically moved to give more at Christmas, whether they know the person or not. Yet Covid-19 has taught me that generosity has to exist all year round – no exceptions.

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Global Rapid Response: The Causes Behind the Campaign

By Rosanna Jeffery | 21 August 2020

The Global Rapid Response Campaign (GRRC) is an international response to Stewardship’s recent Rapid Response Fund, which raised and distributed almost £5 million to 88 UK churches and charities within 100 days of lockdown. Lockdown may be easing here in the UK, but the rest of the globe is still feeling the pain of the pandemic.

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Supporting 24/7 Prayer

By Rosanna Jeffery | 10 July 2020

Our Rapid Response Fund has provided international, student-led prayer movement 24/7 Prayer with a grant of £75,000 to continue their mission throughout COVID-19. They have since shared with us how this has impacted their organisation and describe their gratitude at being able to receive much-needed financial support during the current pandemic. 

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How Far Could You Go to Be Generous?

By Rosanna Jeffery | 4 June 2020 | Comments (1)

 

After my friend quit her high-flying, high-paying job to go travelling, COVID-19 suddenly intervened. Once back in London and working shifts at her local Co-op, she made the drastic announcement that after “not much thought” she was planning to shave her head (and livestream it) to raise money for the NHS. We all secretly wondered if perhaps lockdown had caused her to officially ‘lose it’ (pardon the pun).

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10 ways people are continuing to be generous during lockdown

By Rosanna Jeffery | 13 May 2020 | Comments (1)

 

The onset of coronavirus has exposed our world’s selfishness, but it’s also acted as a catalyst for an outpouring of generosity. It’s human nature to be concerned about our own well being, but as Christians, we want to continue to live out God’s word to love our neighbour as ourselves and attend to the needs of others.

 

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How 40acts Helped two Charities at the Onset of COVID-19

By Rosanna Jeffery | 27 April 2020 | Comments (1)

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, financial giving has experienced a severe strain due to the global economic uncertainty. But within our 40acts community, we have seen a fresh outpouring of generosity for the charities featured in this year’s challenge. 

We spoke with Acts 435 director, Jenny Herrera, and Ambassadors Football intern, Bronnie King, to find out how their causes have benefitted during this difficult time from the donations of 40acts readers.

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