Charities

Fundraising Standards Board LogoHere you can find details of the charities supported by Ravenscourt Baptist Church working locally, nationally and internationally.

We’re a member of the Fundraising Standards Board which ensures that donors can give with confidence, knowing that any funds raised are used wisely.

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The Upper Room

The Upper Room is a front line charity working with socially and economically disadvantaged people from some of the most deprived areas of London. They work with ex-offenders and homeless people, amongst others, to help them improve their lives and social conditions, and gain the self-confidence to become economically independent and productive members of society.

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Open Doors

Open Doors exists to strengthen the church to be the church in the most hostile places. In over 50 countries, Open Doors is supplying Bibles, training church leaders, delivering Bible-based literacy programmes and supporting Christians who suffer for their faith. In the UK and Ireland Open Doors works to raise awareness of global persecution, mobilising prayer, support and action among Christians.

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Operation Mobilisation

Operation Mobilisation works in over 110 countries, motivating and equipping people to share God’s love with people all over the world. OM seeks to help plant and strengthen churches, especially in areas of the world where Christ is least known.

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The Bible Society

The Bible Society make Scriptures available where there are none. We work to help the church engage with the Bible more effectively. And we endeavour – through the arts, education, media and politics – to make the Bible available, accessible and credible in our culture.

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Tearfund

Tearfund do whatever it takes to end poverty and rebuild poor communities. They work through local churches, because they’re Jesus’ body on earth, ready to care for the whole person – and the whole community – inside and out.

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RSC

The RSC have trained generations of the very best theatre makers and continue to nurture the talent of the future. They encourage everyone to enjoy a lifelong relationship with Shakespeare and live theatre. They reach 530,000 children and young people annually through their education work, transforming their experiences in the classroom, in performance and online.

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Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international medical charity who have provided more than 220,000 free surgical procedures for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.

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Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is the leading UK charity that speaks out for all children and young people who are expected to have short lives. Together with everyone who provides care and support to these children and families, we are here to help them have as fulfilling lives as possible and the very best care at the end of life.

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BMS World Mission

BMS World Mission is a Christian mission organisation, working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS workers and partners strive every day to make Jesus known and share the full life he brings. From legal work to surgery, food projects to education, BMS works with local partners, providing help where it is most needed, among the most marginalised and least evangelised people in the world.

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Operation Agri

Operation Agri is a Baptist development charity which supports Christian-led rural and urban development projects in three continents, showing the love of Jesus in action by attacking the basic causes of poverty amongst some of the least fortunate people in the world, regardless of their religious, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

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Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge is one of the world’s leading drug rehab centres with a very high success rate for helping people become free from drugs and alcohol. Teen Challenge London is a faith-based, residential drug rehabilitation programme which offers men aged 18-40 freedom from drug and alcohol addiction. Based on Christian principles the programme offers spiritual and academic training, equipping individuals to return to society as responsible adults.

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Christian Aid

Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.

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RNLI

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. They provide, on call, a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the UK and Ireland, and a seasonal lifeguard service. With their lifeboats, lifeguards, safety advice and flood rescue, they are committed to saving lives.

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Baptist Home Mission

Home Mission is all about helping Baptist churches and individuals to reach their mission potential and bring the love of God to their communities. It is the Baptist family purse, and each year the Baptist Union has an appeal to raise money for Home Mission.

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