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The Living Without Challenge

The Living Without Challenge

There are many people suffering in poverty in the UK right now, and this crisis is only set to deepen. We want to both raise awareness of this and to raise money for those who are struggling - and we want your help! On the week of 13th June we are asking you to live...

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New Job Vacancy at CCDC

New Job Vacancy at CCDC

CAP Centre Administrator, Marketing and  Engagement Coordinator Job Specification  To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to paulagoddard@capuk.org by Friday 27th May 2022 Terms  Salary: £9,880 Hours: 20 hours a week (part time) Contract...

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How poor nutrition can impact us all

How poor nutrition can impact us all

Did you know it’s Nutrition and Hydration Week this month? This is a worthwhile campaign and most of us could benefit from advice on eating better. Nutrition and poverty For some, poor nutrition is a choice. Others, though, including many of those who seek help from...

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Key Volunteer Vacancies at Colchester CAP Debt Centre

Key Volunteer Vacancies at Colchester CAP Debt Centre

We are excited to share that there are 3 new volunteer vacancies with Colchester CAP Debt Centre: Volunteer Befriender Co-ordinatorVolunteer Clients Events Co-ordinator RoleVolunteer Client Blessing Co-ordinator These roles are really vital to the work of the centre,...

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Introducing the Colchester Poverty Forum

So What’s It All About? We all want to fight poverty and see people released from the prison of oppression in this town. But do you know how much work is already being done? There is a lot happening in this town, but not all of it is widely known. There are so many...

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Mee Foong’s Testimony of Healing

Mee Foong’s Testimony of Healing

Mee Foong was a debt coach with Colchester CAP Debt Centre from 2013 to 2021 and is now a befriender. .  Here is a testimony she wrote during lockdown as part of our 'Prayer for Colchester' campaign. Mee’s Lockdown Healing In the beginning of lockdown, I sensed God...

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