City Station Carols Success – marking Human Rights Day

This year’s annual Soroptimist Christmas carol singing at St Albans City Station was a great success raising a massive £576.04 for the St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge  – this is the most we’ve every collected!

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111-Carols2016 - Fiona the dogWe are sure that our four legged friend Fiona made all the difference and she would like to send a big thank you and wish the generous St Albans Commuters a very merry Christmas.

Recent funding cuts and increased demand mean that the Refuge needs additional funding now more than ever before.

This event is timed on the closest Monday to Human Rights Day when Soroptimists all around the world take action www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday

An article appeared in the Herts Advertiser: www.hertsad.co.uk/news/dog_boosts_charity_takings_at_st_albans_carol_service_1_4352688

Over supper Club Members made donations of £100, in lieu of sending one another Christmas cards, to the International President’s annual December 10th appeal  ‘Educate To Lead: Nepaladdressing the human rights issues that follow a disaster.

Soroptimist International St Albans and District wish all of their supporters and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy and peaceful new year.