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Catholic Children's Society (Westminister) Making a difference


Calling schools and youth clubs youth clubs! Do you want to have fun while helping children and families less fortunate than yourself? Then check out these ideas for how you can fundraise for CCS.

Learn more about Catholic Children’s Society

Want to hear more about our work? Ask for one of our fantastic speakers visit your school or club to deliver a free talk about our work. Contact our Contact Schools Partnership Officer on 0208 969 5305 to arrange a visit.

Non-uniform day

Get the school into mufti for a day in aid of CCS – everyone to donate £1 or £2 to wear their own clothes for a whole day!

Cake sale

Brighten up your friends’ and teachers’ day by selling home-made delights at breaks and lunchtimes at your school.

Youth Groups

Bake sales, quiz nights and sports tournaments – using your club’s pool table or table tennis, with players paying to enter – are all good fundraisers. Download our free fundraising toolkit here for many more ideas.

Special Events

In addition to the above every year we orgainse 2 special events which combine fundraising with pastoral work in schools:

Good Samaritan II – Lesson Plan for Secondary School Pupils

Lesson plan will be available in 2015.

Lenten Appeal

CCS Lenten Appeal – this appeal runs throughout the period of Lent in Primary Schools.

  • Every pupil receives an individual work book with thoughts from the Archbishop
  • Pupils are encouraged to raise funds in whatever way they choose
  • Every child receives an individual collection box
  • Learning resources are produced for teachers

Get your school involved in this fabulous fun and informative fundraising activity which culminates in the Good Shepherd Mass at Westminster Cathedral led by the Archbishop.


Secondary 2015 Lenten download is available here.

Carol Service

Held each year in Westminster Cathedral the Christmas story is brought to life as children and adults alike hear about the true meaning of Christmas.

Become a School Ambassador

For more information please click here