Charity Giving


The Roberts centre works to improve the lives of children and families all over Portsmouth.

It was started in 1987 and everything is provided through donors, staff or supporting organisations.

The 1500 active volunteers help with Child Contact,
a Nursery, and Play and Learning Schemes.

The appeal raised £1,427.97!

Thank you.



Each year St. Cuthbert and St. Aidan’s churches raise funds for a variety of secular and religious charities, trying to respond to the needs of the moment.

In 2020 it was not possible to have fundraising events due to Coronavirus restrictions when we were not able to meet in St. Cuthbert’s Church or at the Lodge in Anchorage Park.

In 2021 we have raised funds for the following charities:

Each year, our bishop organises a Lent Appeal to help one local and one global worthy cause.

The Bishop’s Lent appeal this year was in support of international conservation by A Rocha, a charity working in Ghana caring for God’s Creation and for local sustainability work, including at the Sustainability Centre in East Meon.

  • Bishop’s Lent Appeal – £295
  • Christian Aid – £60
  • Mission to Seafarers – £55
  • Ride & Stride, supporting the Hampshire and the Islands Historic Churches Trust – £837.40
  • Covax, is a worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for the World Health Organization (WHO). – £507.50
  • Christmas Charity ‘The Roberts Centre’ – £1,427.97

Annual Total £3,182.87

Our Christmas Charities will include Christingle Services and The Roberts Centre in Portsmouth.