Our current projects

During the year ended 31 December 2018 the Trust distributed £72,382.

The Trustees approved, or continued, the following grants from general funds:

EMMS International (formerly the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society): £13,500 to support medical electives (1st of three grants)

TLM (The Leprosy Mission): £28,913 for the Bankura Vocational Training Centre (1st of three).

The Rufiji Leprosy Trust: £8,300 for general work at Kindwitwi Village and Leprosy Care Centre, Tanzania (2nd of three).

SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity): £500 for general funds. The charity provides lifelong support to serving men and women and veterans from the British Armed Forces and their families or dependents.

For the years 2019/2020 the trustees made further commitments totalling £105,283 to The Rufiji Leprosy Trust (£8,300 in 2019); EMMS (£17,500 in 2019 and £20,000 in 2020); TLM (£29,081 in 2019 and £30,402 in 2020).

ACTIVITIES OF INDIVIDUAL COMMANDARIES

ARAGON

  • DebRa (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association) - £1,250*
  • LEPRA - £750*
  • Royal British Legion - £500*
  • The Isabel Hospice - £52

AVALON

  •  St Lazarus Charitable Trust (unrestricted) - £750
  • CHICKS - Country Holidays for Inner City Kids (provides free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children in the UK) - £300
  • Shelter Box (National Charity providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster) - £300
  • Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline (National UK Charity founded in 1992 to raise money to support the children of Belarus and Ukraine, whose lives will be forever affected by the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986) - £300
  • SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) Devon - £100

CUMBRIA

  • The Manchester Children’s Hospital - £819*

KING OFFA

  • EMMS INTERNATIONAL (medical elective) - £1,500*
  • The Leprosy Mission - £500*
  • Nepal Leprosy Trust - £250*

LONDON & WESTMINSTER

  • CLAAS (Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement – a Christian charity dedicated to helping persecuted Christians in Pakistan) - £500*
  • LEPRA - £500*

MERSEY

  • EMMS INTERNATIONAL (medical elective) - £1,500*
  • Maggie’s Cancer Support Centre, Clatterbridge - £250
  • Woodlands Hospice, Liverpool - £1,000
  • Willowbrook Hospice, Liverpool - £500
  • Marie Curie Hospice, Liverpool - £250

ROSE D’OR

  • St Lazarus Charitable Trust (unrestricted) - £250
  • Wet Wheels, Hamble (Charity providing water-based activity experiences for disabled people) - £350
  • St Andrew’s Church, Hamble - £100

SUSSEX

  • STEP (UK) (a development charity committed to working alongside young people and their families in the Kurdish region of Iraq; by providing a safe environment and offering education, social welfare, health advice and support STEP brings hope to the children of displaced Christian families, enables them to reach their full potential and empowers them to help others do the same) - £1,000*
  • Kidney Research UK - £500*
  • The 9 Sussex Hospices - £2,250
  • [St Wilfrid’s, Chichester; St Wilfrid’s Eastbourne; St Catherine’s; St Peter & St James; St Michael’s; St Barnabas House; Chestnut Tree House; Martlet’s Hospice; Earl Mountbatten Hospice - £250 each]
  • St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil - £500 (approx.) gifts in kind, donated to Hospice Shop.

WALES

  • St Lazarus Charitable Trust (unrestricted) £1000
  • The Leprosy Mission - £2,700*
  • Samburu Trust, Kenya (telemedicine) - £700*
  • Medical elective - £1,500*
  • Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (Ethiopia 20yrs Appeal) - £1000*
  • Army Benevolent Fund (The Soldiers’ Charity) - £500*
  • Aid to the Church in Need (Syrian Refugee Appeal) - £3,200*

*Given via The St Lazarus Charitable Trust