Black Santa Appeal – 198 charities receive funding

Money collected during the Annual Black Santa Christmas Sit–Out for Charities was handed out at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, on Sunday afternoon, February 9.

From left: Cathedral Sexton Jonny Brooks, Dean Stephen Forde, Ruth Cooke of Christian Aid, and Tim McGarry.

Cheques worth a total of over £170,000 were presented to 198 charities by comedian and actor Tim McGarry at the Good Samaritans’ Service.

This was the forty–third year of Black Santa, which helps out a range of charities across Northern Ireland.

The Dean, the Very Rev Stephen Forde, paid tribute to all those who had given…

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