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2018 Meaningful Treat Pack Launched

2018 Meaningful Treat Pack Launched

  This week is the formal launch of the 2018 Meaningful Treat Pack, designed to help with mission work on, and leading up to, the eve of All Saints (Halloween).Building on the success of last year, The 2018 Meaningful Treat Pack has a new Challenge Activity Poster designed to help young people to focus on the themes of being a hero and a light in the world. There is also a bag of Swiss Fairtrade milk chocolate buttons in every Pack.At £1 a head and with all new content, the Pack  is suitable for Light Parties, outreach events, schools or for children who...

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The Meaningful Treat Pack donation to the Jesus Light

The Meaningful Treat Pack donation to the Jesus Light

Sales of the 2017 Meaningful Treat Packs have supported The Jesus Light at Blackpool illuminations. It is expected that the Jesus light will be seen by over 52 million people over its 15 year lifespan. The light shows a dark Good Friday cross which transforms into a resurrection scene. This is a great way to remind everyone that Jesus is the Light of the World; we love the idea of being able to help Jesus shine in the darkness, especially as the nights begin to draw in.Anthony Cripps, from Churches Together in Bispham, which organises the Jesus Light said: "We are very...

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Young People's Heroes revealed

Young People's Heroes revealed

  Explorers, doctors and family members top kids' hero nominations in 2017More than 50,000 children were invited to nominate their hero as part of an autumn campaign run by The Meaningful Chocolate Company in 2017. Nominations included friends, family members, teachers, celebrities and historical figures. Nominations for Jesus or God also figured highly in the entries. The ten winning entries were selected based on the explanation given by each child. The winning entries were the philanthropist and campaigner - Katie Piper, the TV naturalist - Steve Backshall, the leading suffragette - Emmeline Pankhurst, a retiring school cleaner, the doctors and...

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Hay goes Fairtrade for the 2018 Festival

Hay goes Fairtrade for the 2018 Festival

The Eighteen Rabbit shop, in Hay-on-Wye, has had their own Fairtrade bar designed and produced in time for the world famous 2018 book festival. The Milk Chocolate bar is the first Hay-on-Wye branded bar to be certified as Fairtrade. Andrew Williams, from the Eighteen Rabbit shop, said: “We sell a range of Fairtrade chocolate. They are produced by a talented, small and unique producers providing them with a regular source of income and helping them create a secure and stable lifestyle. We are delighted to offer our customers a Fairtrade Hay on Wye bar which supports these values.” The bar...

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What is a Meaningful Easter?

What is a Meaningful Easter?

What makes a Meaningful Easter? The Real Easter Egg is a chance to educate the kids - it's not all about Sparky the Demon Dragon or My Little Pony...

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