What’s on

Book Sales Our next book sale is on 21st October 9am to 3pm at the Toll Gavel Methodist Church driveway in Beverley’s pedestrianised shopping precinct. We hold regular book sales throughout the year on the Toll Gavel Methodist Church driveway where you can browse through thousands of books and also a wide range of bric-a-brac and other home made products.

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Get it sorted!

GET IT SORTED! Jacob’s Well is urgently appealing for people to give up a few hours to help sort aid supplies. “We have become a victim of our own success”, says Rev. John Beynon. “We are now receiving deliveries of aid supplies from a much wider area than before. There is hardly a day goes by without a hospital or

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News

January 2017 We sent a 40 foot container full of medical equipment, supplies and medicines to Syria. These will be distributed around hospitals and clinics to treat the poorly and wounded. Many hospitals have been deliberately targeted and destroyed so the really are short of supplies. February 2017 We sent out a Hydro mobile clinic in a 40 foot container

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Helen Hyams’ Work in Ghana

Back in 2015 with retirement looming I approached the Beverley based charity Jacob’s well Appeal (JWA) about the possibility of using my skills as a Paediatric Physiotherapist on one of their projects abroad. A few months passed and then I heard from JWA that they had found through Sandra, their Project Worker, that there was an opportunity to volunteer at

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East Yorkshire charities come together to build a Mobile River Clinic for Ghana

Local charity groups, Jacob’s Well, the Rotary club and the And Albert Foundation have come together to build a £25000 specialist medical river boat that will take health-care to some of the world’s poorest communities.  The Northern region of Ghana is desperately poor.  The climate is harsh, the land semi-desert.  It is one of Ghana’s most remote regions, far from

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Athens’ Refugees

In the next few weeks, Jacob’s Well plans to send two containers of aid to the desperate Syrian refugees in Greece.  Currently there are around 60 000 refugees stranded in Greece waiting for their asylum claims to be processed.  The lucky ones are housed in over-crowded camps.  In the Athens area where Jacob’s Well is sending its aid, around 12

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Medical Aid to Syria

Update – 30th January 2017 Update – 26th April 2016 Jacob’s Well has just sent its latest container of aid to war-torn Syria.  Following an appeal in the Hull Daily Mail, donations started flooding in, which enabled us to purchase over £10,000 of life-saving medicine.  Other medical clinics and businesses joined in, donating over £90 000 of medical aid, which

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Syrian Refugees

Jacobs Well is launching an urgent appeal for warm clothing to send to refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. This year, over 10 000 people have left Syria every day, according to the UNHCR, often setting out on foot and walking thousands of miles through the rain and the snow in the hope of finding safety in countries like Germany

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