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The Clewer Initiative

Understanding County Lines For Parents, Grandparents and Guardians County lines is becoming one of the most prevalent forms of modern slavery, affecting children and vulnerable adults across the country. The session will cover: What is county lines? Why should parents/grandparents/guardians be aware of the issue? How can we spot the signs? What can we do […]

MU 2023 Prayer Diary

Click the link below: http://www.mothersunion.ie/files/MU-Prayer-Diary-2023.pdf

Angel Tree

Partnering with the Prison Fellowship, members purchase Christmas gifts for children of a parent in prison, enabling the children to know that Dad still loves and cares about them despite his prolonged absence from home.  Seventy-three gifts valued at approx. £15 each were purchased, wrapped, and mailed out for Christmas 2022.

Wool and Wellness for Farmers

Working through the Farmers Community Network (FCN) to support farmers’ physical and mental health during the winter months, cosy warm hats are knitted using British wool, and distributed by our contact in the local Farming Community Network. There is a sew in label for each hat provided by FCN which is printed with contact details […]

Hospital Projects

Members knit little hats and blankets for newborn babies at all three Norfolk hospitals, also make little pocket crosses for the Hospital Chaplains to offer to an anxious patient or a bereaved relative. These are freely available in the Sacred Space for visitors to take with them if they find it comforting.

Refugee Resettlement Project

Members generously fund raise to purchase bedding sets for the refugee families relocated to Norwich under the UNHCR/Home Office scheme. A team of members visit the homes provided, prior to occupation and make up the beds for the family. Teenagers are welcomed with an additional attractive throw at the foot of their bed for them […]

Away From it All (AFIA)

AFIA (Away From It All) is our longest running holiday project for families in need of a break.  Fifteen families were given holidays in 2022. On average a holiday costs £1000. Families are referred to us by Social Services, Clergy, Head teachers and MU members. We respect the privacy of the families we help and […]