Thank you for supporting our East Africa Emergency Appeal

We’ve been overwhelmed by the positive response to our East Africa Emergency Appeal so far, and encouraged by your great messages of support. Thank you.

Back to all stories | Posted on 28 April 17 in Blog

As devastating conflict and drought leave millions at risk in South Sudan and Kenya, the daily meal Mary’s Meals provides is not just a powerful incentive to come to school, but a vital lifeline for these vulnerable children in desperate need of nourishment.   

We have been overjoyed by your wonderful response to our East Africa Emergency Appeal, not only because of your generosity but because of the messages you have sent. They are a beautiful window into the thoughts, feelings and motivations of our amazing supporters, who make this great work of love possible. We hope you enjoy reading them too. 

Open quote mark Each one of those little children could be me, if I had not had the privilege of being born in Europe. Therefore, I have the duty and possibility of doing something, thanks to you, and also praying to ask for peace. Close quote mark
Open quote mark I want to share with those who have much less than I do. Close quote mark
Open quote mark I only wish I could give more. Close quote mark
Open quote mark Well done Mary’s Meals. Such a simple concept with enormous beneficial consequences. Close quote mark
Open quote mark Sent with my love and prayers. I pray it won’t be long before the famine is over and everyone will have enough to eat.  Close quote mark
Open quote mark Heart-breaking in a world where so many people are rich that so many are hungry, but I know you will keep up your brilliant work.  Close quote mark
Open quote mark Thanks to everyone involved with Mary’s Meals for getting meals to such desperately needy people. Close quote mark
Open quote mark May God continue to guide you to where you are most needed. Close quote mark
Open quote mark Thank you for accepting my donation. I wish I could do more. Close quote mark
Open quote mark You guys don’t realise what an important cog you are in giving those that want to help a transparent and effective charity that we can trust with our money. Close quote mark
Open quote mark God bless you and all the workers on the ground, and most especially the hungry children. Close quote mark
Open quote mark May your good work give some help and consolation amid these tragic events. Close quote mark
Open quote mark Have wanted to donate money but was frightened my donation would not reach the people who are hungry. With Mary’s Meals I don’t have this worry because I’m sure it will go where it’s needed. Close quote mark

Your support is helping us to keep our promise to the 18,000 children in South Sudan and the 28,000 children in Kenya who already depend on our school feeding programme to receive nutritious and life-changing daily meals in school. Thank you. 

Millions are at risk. Help us reach desperately hungry children today.