Lent Fast Day

Marian and family from Zimbabwe


23 February 2018, 12:01am ‐ 11:59pm


Throughout England and Wales

About Lent Fast Day

Family Fast Day for Lent 2018 takes place on 23 February.

This Lent we are working to combat malnutrition in Zimbabwe. Hunger can kill children, but CAFOD is providing seeds, fencing and farming training for families and communities so that everyone has enough to eat.

Please get involved with Family Fast Day in your parish and school. Your fundraising will be matched by the UK government, so you can make double the difference!

Family Fast Day resources for parishes

Family Fast Day resources for primary schools

Family Fast Day resources for secondary schools

This Lent your donations to our Family Fast Day Appeal will be matched by the UK Government. This means that your donations will be doubled, up to a total of £5 million, making double the difference.

Your fundraising can only be doubled during the appeal period so please donate between 13 February and 12 May 2018.

Your gift will be doubled by the UK government so that £1 equals £2

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