Thank you to all who walked, sponsored and helped!

Despite 30 degrees of heat, well over 150 people walked around Sean Devereux Park yesterday.

Thanks to all who took part, raised money and commercially-sponsored the event. Over the next few weeks we will report back on the money raised, which as of 15th July stands at in excess of £8000!

Meanwhile in Liberia similar temperatures prevailed and over 300 people had their own Walk for Sean, reminding us vividly of what we are all working for. Here you can see pictures from both Yateley and Liberia.

Brand new "The beat goes on" hoodies!

To commemorate the 25th anniversary we are delighted to offer to our supporters this stylish cotton hoody.

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The hoodies, which are unisex, are dark navy with a heather grey contrast hood and come in sizes from XS-XL. The logo is in gold on the front and features the inspirational words, "the beat goes on". (The hoody featured is a small)

 

The price is £20 (if you wish to purchase/collect at the Walk for Sean) or £23(incl UK pp) if you prefer to have it delivered.

To purchase for mail order, send order details (size/address) to admin@seandevereux.org.uk and pay £23 HERE; Click on Donate now and include YOUR NAME/HOODY as a reference.

To reserve to collect at the Walk for Sean, send order details (size/address) to admin@seandevereux.org.uk and pay £20 HERE; Click on Donate now and include YOUR NAME/HOODY as a reference.

 

Tapeta

After a 9 hour drive, much of it on rain-swollen mud roads, Mark visited Tappita, including the house where Sean lived.

As you will see in the short video HERE, Sean is still fondly remembered in the area.

 

He met the local elders, visited the site where our vocational centre used to operate and met the Salesians who have just recently returned to the area.

A fuller account of Mark's visit to Liberia and the benefits of your continuing contributions will feature in our next newsletter.

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A Visit to Liberia

Mark Chatterton, one of our Trustees, landed in Monrovia today. The visit is long-planned and promises to be both inspirational and busy.

We hope to update these pages with some photos shortly and include a longer report in our next newsletter in the Easter period.

Salesians are once again in Tappita

We are delighted to advise that the Salesian ministry in Tappita, a location that was especially close to Sean's heart, has just re-opened. Closed down during the long civil war after becoming a practical impossibility, three Salesians are now once again in Tappita.

The challenges remain significant, with water supply and electricity rationed and sketchy communication routes. Despite this Fr Riccardo Castellino S.D.B is leading a team of 3 who are starting to shape pastoral activities.

We will update more as we receive news.