St Edwards has a number of groups involved in charitable activities, the details of which can be found below:
Chair: Maureen Locke
- Lenten Lunches
- Strawberry Tea
- Bring & Buys
All for a range of charities
Joint Chairs: Geraldine Ellis / Joan Murphy
Currently made up of 14 members who meet weekly from 7-8 in the Community Centre. We visit the sick, housebound and lonely. On occasions we provide financial assistance or purchase articles of furniture. We also donate funds to special appeals.
Chair: Geraldine Ellis
For older people from St. Edwards and other local parishes. We meet weekly on Wednesday from 1-3pm.
- St.Francis Hospice
- Different charities at other times
First Communion Mother’s Group
Led by: Sam Seaman, Ann McDonald & Annette Bacon
We organise monthly coffee mornings after 9.30am First Communicants Mass. Money is raised for different charities. We also host Macmillan Coffee Mornings.
Chair: Joan Murphy
We raise funds for CAFOD for Harvest and Lenten Appeals. Also have special collections for Disaster situations.
Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs, Guides and Scouts
Led by: Ann Goff, Helen Francis, Sandra Tan, Sally Barlow, John Hartie and Michael
All groups provide gifts for older residents at Christmas. A collection is taken up for BCCS at their Carol Service.