Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

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Fred comes to stay

Fred Taban arrived on the evening of 4th June to stay with Caroline Lamb for 3 nights so he could be here for her annual open garden fundraiser!  Really wonderful to see him again and catch up. Fred is over from Kajo Keji South Sudan for 2 years studying at All Nations College for a...

Cress gets their first ever official Polo shirt
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Cress gets their first ever official Polo shirt

Very exciting day as Caroline Lamb went to see Chantal at Top Gear Promotions;– Chantal designs and makes Polo shirts and she is designing the first ever ones for Cress!!  The official “Cress” polo shirts are going to be very popular in September when taken out to South Sudan is planned!

The Evangelical Alliance share their fundraising experience
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The Evangelical Alliance share their fundraising experience

Today Caroline Lamb travelled to London to meet with Nicky Waters and Sue Wilmot from The Evangelical Alliance (www.eauk.org) joined by Adrian Burholt the strategic adviser to Cress. Fantastic day and a great meeting with Nicky and Sue who kindly shared their insights into how Cress might move forward with fund raising strategies.  Cress shall certainly...

Purpose of The College of Sarum St Michael continues
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Purpose of The College of Sarum St Michael continues

Today, Friday 15th May I went to meet Anne Johns and Jenny Head who have written a book about the history of the teacher training college in the Cathedral close. Anne and Jenny comment: “At the beginning of our research into the history of Salisbury Teacher Training College/The College of Sarum St Michael we heard...

Annual fundraiser raises £1,000
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Annual fundraiser raises £1,000

On Friday 8th May, Pauline Cullis held her annual Cress fundraiser in her beautiful home selling her jewellery, scarves and Clothes by Emma Darlington. A grand total of £1,000 was raised and ALL of this will go towards medicines for the Liwolo Clinic which is expecting to have USED present supplies before the official opening...

CRESS Newsletter Summer 2013
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CRESS Newsletter Summer 2013

Since our last update a year ago, CRESS has achieved so much. We have doubled our annual income and we now help educate more children through sponsorship and provide essential medical aid by supporting the Liwolo Clinic, we also provided midwifery textbooks to the hospital to enable them to improve their training programmes. We have...

CRESS Newsletter Spring 2012
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CRESS Newsletter Spring 2012

CRESS was formed as a charity in April 2011. Caroline Lamb saw extreme poverty throughout the country and that help going directly to meet the need makes a significant difference. CRESS pledges that every pound donated gets to its destination and overheads are minimal. CRESS aims to work with people rather than buildings and relationships...