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Thanks for the Harvest

St Wilfrids Harvest sSt Wilfrid’s Centre is very grateful to all the churches, schools and individuals for all the goods received from their Harvest Festival Collections. It is with the help of these good people, including Manor Lodge School, that we are able to continue a first class service for the homeless and vulnerable in Sheffield.

Kevin Bradley, Director of St Wilfrid’s, said, “It is amazing how many people give a thought for St Wilfrid’s at this time and we are indebted to them for their continued support.”

 

Derby Day Cup at St Wilf’s

Pictured below are the winners of the recent Owls vs Blades Derby Day Cup Match at St Wilfrid’s.

St Wilfrids winning team s

Tony Currie, Sheffield United Legend and former England International, was the referee on the day and all turned out well as the Blades went on to win a thrilling encounter 11-4. Our photograph shows ‘The Gaffer’, the winning Blades team, Tony Currie and Director, Kevin Bradley.

Christian Funders’ Forum Awards 2015

St Wilfrid’s Centre recently gained further national recognition when they were shortlisted for the Christian Funders’ Forum Awards 2015 for the ‘Best Faith Inspired Social Action Project’ Award.

The Christian Funders’ Forum Awards ceremony takes place at Charterhouse in London and brings together projects from across the country. The Centre has been nominated for this prestigious award by the Laing Family Trusts.

Kevin Bradley, Director, commented, “It is a great privilege for St Wilf’s to be recognised in this way and is testimony to all the great work done by staff and volunteers.”

Westfield vs St Wilf’s

St Wilfrid’s held another one of their very successful Team Games Afternoons vs Westfield Health, whose team included Executive Director, Julie Gill and Chairman, Graham Moore.

St Wilfrids Westfield day sThe day proved a great success and enabled the employees from Westfield to pit their indoor games skills against the clients at St Wilf’s, pictured on the left.

This event, which is hoped will become an annual competition, was won by St Wilfrid’s and the atmosphere was really special.

Director, Kevin Bradley said, “A superb day was had by all and I am very grateful to Westfield Health for all they do for us. Graham Moore has become a particularly good friend and the rest of the team did themselves proud.”