We have raised over $65,000 to date!
YOU CAN PUT MORE HEAT UNDER OUR FUND-RAISING THERMOMETER:
By cheque made payable to "First-St. Andrew's United Church" (memo: "LONDON LIFTS" and mail to First-St. Andrew's United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London, Ontario, N6B 1X6
By e-transfer to: firstname.lastname@example.org (include "LONDON LIFTS" and your name and address in memo)
Corporate sponsorships are also available. Contact David Knoppert for details.
Classified Ads (Money raised goes to our fund-raising effort)
New Featured Items :
Pair of magnificent old Bohemian lead crystal 9” vases decorated with 3 clear cut bandings and the remainder overlaid in a rich forest green. One lip has a very small chip. Attributed to the Moser Factory, circa 1930. Asking price for the pair: $100 Please contact David Knoppert 519-668-4063
Hand made quilt rack to display your works of art. Asking price : $35 Donated by Diane Knoppert (519-668-4063).
Beautiful Stained Glass Hanging to brighten up a room! Asking $250. Donated by Carol Elson. (519-433-0689)
Painting (donated by Katie Glaves) – Asking Price $100
Please contact Linda Badke (email@example.com)
25 litre plastic pails $5 each - Ideal for gardening chores ! Please contact Steve Elson (519-433-0689) or firstname.lastname@example.org
A fly fisherman (approx. 10 inches high) welded from copper pipe. Created by James Bridgewell, the grandson of the late Bob Swartman - $125. Please contact Barb Ridgewell (email@example.com) 519-657-2676
Hand Made Stained Glass Hanging (22 ½ “ x 17”) – This hand made piece of stained glass is just waiting to adorn one of your windows. It truly is a piece of handmade art. Asking $100. Please contact David Knoppert (519-668-4063) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Instant Pot Duo Plus 6 Quart 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, and Yogurt Maker, PLUS Cookbook. Both Brand New, never used.
Price new: $189.00. (Amazon)
Cookbook: $39.00. (Amazon
Asking Price : $125 Please Contact Bill Guthrie (email@example.com)
CBC article on Afghan Refugees
London Free Press Article prior to lift day
Waiting for our Death: Afghan Military Lawers...
CBC "Sunday Morning" piece on Afghan women broadcast on August 14
London Free Press Report after London Lifts day.
CTV Report after London Lifts day.
Hyde Park-Oakridge Villager article
Broadview article about London Lifts
Afghanistan desparation story Nov. 2022 (CBC)
Dec 2022--Cabinet ministers decline request to testify on Afghan aid restrictions as desperation grows
Dec 2022--Children of former guard at Canadian embassy in Kabul attacked in Pakistan as family waits for help from Ottawa
Global News Story December 13 2022 (re plea to expand Afghan refugee program
Canada urged to Lift Ban on Aghan Family Private Sponsorships
"History's Forgotten: We were there. Then we weren't" by Glen Pearson