JESUS CARES

what we do

Jesus Cares works within some of the most deprived communities in South Wales to provide practical support to families living in poverty and deprivation.

In fact 84 of the areas that we work within are in the top 150 most deprived areas in Wales.

We supply provisions to a partner network comprising of over 200 community and social care agencies, where professional expertise is utilised to distribute help to the most vulnerable in our communities.

Jesus Cares would not be able to operate without the time and dedication given by volunteers in helping to pack and prepare food and other essential provisions for delivery.

There are always lots of opportunities to get involved in helping out throughout the week, so if you have a few hours spare, either in the day or the evening we'd love to see you. To find out more about what volunteer opportunities are available in the next while, click here.

Volunteer in Jesus Cares

 
What we give

Food Hampers

2,500 each month

253,204 total to date

Nappies

2,500 each month

241,869 total to date

Hygiene Products

600 each month

50,690 total to date

Clothing Packs

80 each month

6031 total to date

Soft Furnishings

50 each month

1,926 total to date

Baby Equipment

15 each month

638 total to date

Christmas Presents

534 each year

10,579 total to date

Easter Eggs

300 each year

69,955 total to date

 
how we do it

From our warehouse in Newport, we receive articulated lorries of food/supplies which we then prepare and package ready to be delivered to our partner organisations.

 

We receive 100's of tonnes of surplus products each year from multi national suppliers / manufacturers / retailers  plus  we distribute donations from local businesses and members of the public. Through the redistribution of surplus or unwanted products the project is a positive alternative to landfill and external recycling by helping national companies/ public reduce their negative environmental impact. 

Jesus Cares is a Big Lottery Funded project, and this support has enabled us to expand our work throughout South Wales.

 

If you'd like to help out, get involved, or find out more, we'd love to hear from you!

If you would like to help support the work of Jesus Cares you can make a financial donation below.

Contact Details:

Email us: admin@jesuscares.org.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 1633 244453

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Registered Charity No: 1183216