A huge thank you for all of your hard work and brilliant ideas for raising money for the people of Haiti affected by the earthquake in January.
CAFOD supporters have donated over £4.75 million to help the people of Haiti.
May 2010 Fundraising for Haiti
Years 10 & 11 pupils at St Thomas More raised an incredible £3,168.32 through sponsored events. They even led assemblies for different year groups to gather support. Here they are with CAFOD volunteer Ann Wilson. St Thomas More Secondary School, Denton May 2010
500 students at St Benedict's were asked to raise £10 each and as a school they raised an amazing £5,000 for Haiti! St Benedict’s High School, Alcester May 2010
A huge thank you to everyone who got involved with Give it Up! this Lent.
Young people alone have raised more than £42,000 so far, with money still coming in.
Read on for stories that showcase some of your brilliant fundraising.
Lent 2010 Give it Up! May 2010
Year 9 pupils from St John Houghton were inspired by the Give it Up! DVD and their retreat at The Briars Residential Centre. They made posters and personalised donation envelopes to show what they were giving up for Lent and how they were raising money for CAFOD. St John Houghton Catholic School, Ilkeston May 2010
The youth group at Christ the King did a 24 hour fast and sleepover in the parish hall to raise money for Give it Up! They raised nearly £400. Well done! Christ the King parish, Alfreton May 2010
The youth group at St Paul's in Cantley, Doncaster, spoke during the homily at Lent Fast Day masses in their parish. They made props that linked with the stories, such as a house covered in magazines and a bike with biscuit wheels, to bring their talk to life! Watch out for new film resources featuring this group in September! May 2010 St Paul’s Youth in Action, Doncaster
Students at Hagley Catholic High School, Worcestershire, held a coin race, where they laid down coins on their gym floor in designs to show the Give it Up! theme. Together with other fundraising activities they raised a fantastic £3,535! Hagley Catholic High School, Worcestershire May 2010
Students at Notre Dame High School in Norwich gave up chocolate for Lent and designed their own posters to display around the school. They raised over £400 by giving up their break time snacks and donating the money! May 2010 More CAFOD stars!