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Food Enough for Everyone!
Wednesday 6th February 2013
 

WATCH OUR YOUTUBE MOVIE

War on Want NI is proud have have joined over 100 other charities to support the IF campaign, with the aim of making 2013 the beginning of the end for the global hunger crisis. What we are calling for The world produces enough food for everyone, but not everyone has enough food. 
We can make world leaders change this by working together to tackle the four big ifs:·
 

•  IF we give enough aid to stop children dying from hunger, and help the poorest people feed themselves
•  IF we stop big companies dodging taxes in poor countries, so that millions of people can free themselves from hunger
•  IF we stop poor farmers being forced off their land, and use crops to feed people, not fuel cars
•  IF we force governments and big corporations to be honest and open about their actions that stop people getting enough food!

 

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Fantastic Titanic related items for sale in War on Want NI's Botanic Bookshop
Monday 2nd July 2012
War on Want NI's Botanic Bookshop has just received a donation of excellent Titanic related books. Also for sale - a very unusual framed reproduction of the Belfast Evening Telegraph's front page of the 15th April 1912 produced as a Special Commemorative supplement. Botanic Bookshop are open to offers for these items. Come visit the store, have a look and we will accept the best offer we receive. See you soon!
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Visit the War on Want NI Stall at the Ballyhackamore Community Summer Parade
Thursday 14th June 2012
War on Want NI will have a stall full of bargains at the Kirckpatrick Parish Hall on Saturday 16th June - so come along, show your support and pick up something special! There will also be bouncy castles and face painting - fun for all the family. We hope to see you there!
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A Cavalcade of Fashion - Celebrating the Queen's Jubilee
Monday 4th June 2012
War on Want NI Fashion Shows - 'Glimpse into the Past' and 'The Flapper Shows', joined forces with 'Living Vintage' Fashion show in a fundraising event to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee in Belfast's City Hall on Monday 4th June 2012. This unique show took viewers on a jouney through fashion from the 1840's - the fashion of Queen Elizabeth's Great Great Grandmother, right through to the 1950's and Queen Elizabeth's Coronation. We would like to say a special thanks to all three groups who made the event one to remember! For information on the shows, please contact Deirdre on 02890 232064 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Check out our Facebook page for some more great pictures!

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Band Night in Auntie Annies on Wednesday 6th June 2012
Thursday 7th June 2012
Big thank you to Peter Mitchell for organising a Band Night in Auntie Annie's on 6th June. He raised nearly £200 for War on Want NI. Local talent was highlighted with some fantastic bands taking part! What a great night! Thanks again Peter!

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Signed First Edition of Harry Potter - 'The Order of the Phoenix'
Thursday 31st May 2012
Daniel Radcliffe has very kindly signed a first edition of Harry Potter - 'The Order of the Phoenix' for War on Want NI to auction. If anyone is interested in purchasing this first edition copy, we are starting the bids at £50! Please contact Rob on 02890 232064 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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New Cregagh Road Shop
Tuesday 29th May 2012
After many years on Cregagh Road, the time came for both a move and a new look and our new shop can now be found at 79 Cregagh Road. The shop began trading in early May and the feedback has been tremendous. People find the new shop so much more spacious and easy to shop; it also carries the new branded signage which gives a different feel too. As always, we are in need of good quality donations and have various roles for anyone wishing to volunteer; in either case, please contact Elaine at the shop – 02890 454061.

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Coffee at City Hall
Monday 28th February 2011
Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor Pat Convery and War on Want NI kicked off Fairtrade Fortnight on Monday, February 28 with a coffee morning at City Hall. The coffee morning was open to all Belfast City Council employees and the proceeds will benefit some of the poorest people in Africa. To commemorate its 50th anniversary, War on Want NI has organised 50 coffee mornings between February 28 to March 13 with businesses, schools and individuals throughout Northern Ireland. War on Want NI patron Dame Mary Peters attended the coffee morning. She and Lord Mayor Councillor Pat Convery drew the winner of the raffle prize, which was a Fairtrade basket donated by Robert Roberts. Robert Roberts has supported War on Want NI with Fairtrade baskets for every coffee morning during Fairtrade Fortnight.

 


High Sheriff

Thursday 3rd February 2011

War on Want NI has been named Belfast’s High Sheriff chosen charity of the year. Councillor Ian Adamson QBE support of War on Want NI commemorates the charity’s 50th anniversary of fighting poverty worldwide. Belfast Lord Mayor Councillor Pat Convery recently hosted a War on Want NI Fairtrade Coffee Morning at City Hall for all City Council employees. High Sheriff Ian Adamson and War on Want NI patron Dame Mary Peters both attended the event. War on Want NI is the oldest independent and international agency in Northern Ireland. The charity’s ongoing mission to alleviate poverty worldwide is supported by the public’s generosity, 13 retail shops in Northern Ireland and the help of approximately 300 volunteers.The position of High Sheriff is the oldest secular office in Britain and dates back to the Saxton times. Councillor Ian Adamson is a former Lord Mayor and has held an elected office since 1989.



Recycled Rags
Wednesday 2nd February 2011
Don’t bin it, black bag it! Every time you clear out wardrobes and closets, there is always a pile of clothes, shoes; towels and bed linen that you might think aren’t fit to donate to charity.Don’t chunk them in the bin! War on Want NI can turn these rags into riches. These black bags of rags can be sold for recycling to help War on Want NI continue its work with some of the poorest countries in Africa. Every bag of rags donated is carefully weighed and raises 50p pe

r kilo. A typical black bag can bring in about £5, which can buy the equivalent of two chickens. These chickens are used for breeding and eggs are sold, providing income for educational and medical expenses.If you sold a black bag of rags for £5, what would you spend it on?

For most of us, £5 might cover a sandwich and a cup of coffee. Recycling black bags can boost a War on Want NI shop’s income by 10%, so every bag counts.War on Want NI has been fighting to alleviate poverty for 50 years. We rely on donations and sales in our 13 retail shops to help us work in partnership with some of the most vulnerable people in Africa.Donations can be dropped off at any War on Want NI shop or call our office on 029 9023 2064 for other arrangements.



New Shops Manager
Thursday 3rd February 2011
War on Want NI is pleased to welcome Rob McMillan as the new Shops Manager. From March, Rob McMillan will be overseeing 13 War on Want NI retail shops located throughout Northern Ireland. Rob McMillan has a wealth of experience in charity retail and War on Want NI is looking forward to the expertise he will bring to our 13 shops.



 

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For Further Information on any of these events Contact Jackie on: (028) 9023 2064 
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Just.....£5
Can buy 2 chickens for
breeding and production
of eggs to help
pay for educational
and medical
expenses.
Just.....£10
Can provide healthy 
vegetable seeds 
to improve the 
nutritional status of a 
family for a full year.
Just.....£25
Can buy a she goat 
which produces 
off-spring to sell at 
the market, increasing 
income to educate 
children and pay 
for essentials.

 

Just.....£50
Can buy a heifer which
will provide nutritious milk
for the family and produce
both calves and milk to 
sell at the market.

Shop Volunteers Wanted
21st March 2012


Our volunteers can get involved in many aspects of running the shop including: merchandicing, window dressing and learning new skills along the way. It's also a great way to meet new people. People from all walks of life are welcome to apply; it's the time and energy that you give which are the key ingredients, as this will help us raise those vital funds.


We require volunteers for the following shops:

Volunteers required urgently: War on Want NI, 9 Bon-Accord Terrace, Lisburn BT28 1TL.
Telephone 02892 677645

 

War on Want NI, 127a Andersonstown Road, Belfast BT11 9BU.
Telephone Marie on 02890 622513

 

War on Want NI, 63 Creagh Road, Belfast BT6 8PY.
Telephone Elaine on 02890 454061

 

War on Want NI, 337 Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 2HF.
Telephone Jane on 02890 746655

 

War on Want NI, 8 Bridge Street, Banbridge BT32 8JS.
Telephone Marian on 02840 623429

 

War on Want NI, 2 Abbey Street, Bangor BT20 4JA.
Telephone 02891 271282

 



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