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Another successful dinner on 14 October

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017

Once again, our annual dinner was a great success, raising £733.50.  Thank you to everybody who attended and contributed to a lovely evening.  Thanks also to the brilliant staff at the City of Newcastle Golf Club, especially chef Gavin who produced a fantastic meal, truly delicious.  Role on next year’s event!

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Congratulations to our Great North Run runners

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017

Congratulations to Stephen, Michelle, Jennifer and Shona on completing the Great North Run to raise funds for the Ghanaian Children’s Trust.  They are now collecting in their sponsorship money  which will swiftly be sent to Ghana to help feed, educate and care for the children.

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Gosforth Park First School come up trumps again!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017

GCT has received a cheque for £2,023.18 from Gosforth Park School.  The money has been raised over the past year by staff, pupils and parents at the school and is a tremendous effort and will be of enormous benefit to the children in Ghana.  In addition they pupils have donated huge quantities of clothes, shoes, books and toys to be shipped to King Jesus Charity Home in Kumasi, Ghana.  This is a fantastic effort by the school.  Many of the fundraising ideas came from the children themselves...

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Trustee’s report from Ghana

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

Our trustee, Jean Edusei, visited King Jesus Charity Home this week and has sent this report: “I visited KJCH and was delighted to see that all the children and staff are well and very happy.  There is enough food, thanks to local churches and people making donations, and to the money the Ghanaian Children’s Trust has been sending (a total of £9,500 since 1 January 2017).  The kindergarten, primary and junior high school pupils have all moved to a new school, Mispah Mission School,...

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Newcastle school supports GCT

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

Students, staff and parents at Gosforth Park First School in Newcastle upon Tyne have been working hard all year to raise funds for our charity to help the children in Ghana. At a school open day in June they presented a cheque for £1,162.12 and expect that total to go up to nearer £2,000 by the end of the school term. The money has been raised by sponsored events and sales organised by the staff and pupils. In addition the school has donated books and items of clothing and shoes which are all...

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TRUSTEE AWARDED MBE!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017

We are delighted that one of our founder trustees, Jean Edusei, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s birthday honours list.  The MBE was awarded for Services to Girlguiding and young people in Ghana. Jean has been a Brownie leader in Newcastle since 1989 and has held several roles in Guiding since then, including organising 5 trips for older Guides to visit Ghana and carry out projects at King Jesus Charity Home in Kumasi, an experience that...

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