Garden opening success

Our long-time supporter, Pat Williams, opened her lovely garden on Sunday, 24 April, for people to come and see. Refreshments were provided with a tasteful display of cakes donated by friends and neighbours. It was the most successful event of this kind we have had in recent years, and, considering we have not been able […]

John Cosgrove – 500km bike ride

John Cosgrove is undertaking a 500km bike ride across the French Pyrenees, starting on 5 October. John has raced all over the world since the 70s, but in March 2019 he was diagnosed with bladder cancer and has been undergoing treatment at Broadgreen Hospital. He has not raced since his diagnosis but he knows how […]

Rose Cavanagh – swimming challenge

Rose Cavanagh swam 100 lengths of her local swimming pool (that is 2-and-a-half kilometres) to raise money for So the Child May Live. She was exhausted at the end, but hopes it will inspire others to give generously and even, perhaps, to undertake their own challenge. What a great endeavour! Thank you, Rose.

Hillary Clarke – book challenge

Long-time supporter of So the Child May Live, Hilary Clarke, decided to undertake a completely different type of challenge.  She read a book she had never managed to finish before.  She read all 250 pages of “The House in Paris” by Elizabeth Bowen, and, to her surprise, eventually even enjoyed it!  And she made some […]

Carmel has completed her challenge!

Carmel finally finished her challenge  –  walking 7 miles a day for 7 days  –  on Sunday 22 August. On that day she was accompanied by one of our long-time supporters, Anne Forsythe, as she walked along the Hale coast and then finished at the statue of the Childe of Hale, a giant who allegedly […]

Are you up for a challenge?

At this time of the year we would usually be doing a lot of fund raising, but unfortunately this year, we cannot run our annual Sponsored Walk, our ever-popular Quiz Nights, Bring-and Buy Sales, or any of the other events we normally hold. So, this is where you could play a part.  Set yourself a […]

300KM Challenge

Congratulations to Eleanor Jones who has so far raised over £2000 for STCML in a 300 km Challenge. In June. Eleanor walked 100 km around the Lleyn peninsula, kayaked 100km of the River Severn and cycled 100 km around the Ironbridge gorge. It’s not too late to contribute to support her, see her fundraising page. 

I am Belmaya

A tale of rebellion, courage and hope in patriarchal Nepal. Silenced and subjugated all her life, uneducated Belmaya takes up the movie camera to tell her story. Spanning 14 years, Sue Carpenter and Belmaya Nepali‘s feature-length documentary follows Belmaya’s transformational journey as she stands up to her husband and society, and reclaims her voice through filmmaking. So the Child […]