After six months of lockdown, the United Church of Egham monthly charity book sale took place on Friday 25 September. The customers behaved impeccably, the volunteers were awesome and despite a gusty wind, a creditable £1,350 was raised for local charities in one day. £500 will be going to the Runnymede Dementia Carers Support. The next book sale will be on Friday 23 October 10:00-18:00.Continue reading
Graham Burrough explains how you can get involved in the United Church of Egham Monthly Charity Book Sale in 50 seconds.
Despite the lockdown, it is encouraging that many people are still keen to donate books for Book Aid Charitable Trust. Yesterday I delivered ten more boxes of Christian books to their centre in Southsea. Joyce who manages the local collection centre is a very young 87.
In the 1980s a desperate plea came from Africa and other countries where economic crises and foreign currency restrictions had reduced supplies of Christian books to an all-time low. This cry for help from vast numbers of Christians suffering from “Book Famine” became impossible to ignore.Continue reading
The United Church of Egham hosts a monthly booksale in aid of local charities. With over 10,000 books for sale, Graham Burrough talks about how they continue despite the lock down. For more info visit our website
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Joyce is a sprightly 87. She has supported the Christian charity, Book Aid, for over 50 years and stores books in her church in Portsmouth ready for collection. We meet about once a month when I deliver books from Southampton. Every time I visit have to dissuade her from wanting to carry the boxes from my car to her store. In this short interview she told me more about the charity and why it is important to her.
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Graham Burrough talks about the monthly United Church of Egham Charity Bookstall which raises funds for local charities.Continue reading