Red Cross Thank Unitarians for Raising £95,000

The British Red Cross has thanked Unitarians and Free Christians from across Great Britain for raising £95,000 since 2013.

Hugh Fenton, Head of Middle East and North Africa for the British Red Cross, attended the Annual Meetings of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches in Birmingham and spoke on their work in Syria and Yemen. He presented a Framed Certificate of Thanks to recognise the wonderful achievement of the Unitarians Clara Barton Appeal for raising £95,000.

“This valued donation will provide practical, medical and emotional care to people in crisis. Your kindness will help to save lives and will bring happiness to many.”

The Fund commemorates Clara Barton, a Universalist and founder and first President of the American Red Cross. The Fund is currently raising money for the East Africa Crisis Appeal and donations may be made to the Fund raising page

Donations by cheque should be sent to:
        Laura Deacon
        British Red Cross,
       44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL

Cheques should be made payable to British Red Cross with ‘Clara Barton Appeal’ clearly marked on the back.

Hugh Fenton is pictured with (image above on the right) Robert Ince, then Convenor of the Executive Committee and Rev Feargus O’Connor, instigator of the fund-raising efforts.