Edinburgh Volunteer Charity Fair

By Annika Wolf
January 7, 2013

Are you still searching for a meaningful New Year's resolution or for a rewarding way to help charitable endeavour and local communities?

If you live in or near Edinburgh, then next weekend's Volunteer Charity Fair provides an ideal opportunity to look at the difference you can help make this year.

The Festival of Spirituality and Peace and the Edinburgh Interfaith Association are showcasing ten different charities based in and around Scotland's capital on Saturday 12 January 2013.

The event will take place in the hall at St John’s Episcopal Church, which is on the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road.

Doors open from 1pm through to 5.30pm, giving a chance to faith-based and non-faith related local charities to present themselves and their causes, for people to engage with them, and to learn more about their projects and fields of action.

The Festival of Spirituality and Peace is delighted to welcome representatives of: Edinburgh Cyrenians, L’Arche Edinburgh, the Together-We-Can-Stop-It-Project, Christian Aid, Feed Glasgow, Waverley Care, the Edinburgh Interfaith Association, and Streetwork, among others, to this gathering.

We will begin with an introduction to all the participating organisations, followed by a tea and coffee break, and further opportunities to talk to all representatives throughout the afternoon at their individual stalls.

* Tell us you're coming through Eventbrite: http://charity-fair.eventbrite.co.uk/

* You can find more information about the Volunteer Charity Fair by writing to me at info@festivalofspirituality.org.uk


© Annika Wolf is responsible for event planning with the Festival of Spirituality and Peace. She is completing a Masters degree at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh in Arts and Cultural Management. Originally from Germany, she has been working for FoSP to complement her studies.

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