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A video from our Partner in Syria

Last week, 6th March 2023 Samara our partner for our Syrian appeal was in Aleppo, she made the following video 4 days ago. After years of devastating war, a major earthquake has now hit Turkey and Syria, destroying many buildings and...

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Ambulances for Ukraine

We are currently fundraising to buy this, our 5th ambulance for Ukraine.   The four the ambulances we managed to purchase have been serviced and then re-sprayed ready to go to the Military Medical Brigade, ready for front line duty.  

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Collecting, processing and sending aid overseas costs a lot of money and last year we spent £88,176 on shipping alone. We are given a lot of high value medical aid and colostomy as well as tractors to send abroad. The money and other goods donated (those that are not suitable for sending abroad) help us to pay for sending aid abroad and running the charity.

The total value of the donations (goods and money) we received in 2022 was £6,876,452. Of this:


Went abroad as aid


Transportation & Shipping


Operating costs (warehouse, staff, admin)

Changing the World … one life at a time

Since 1984 Jacob’s Well Appeal has been working in over 30 countries, including Afghanistan, Romania, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Philippines and Kenya.  From our offices and large warehouse in Beverley we continue to the change the world one life at a time by supplying

  • Medical aid
  • Agricultural equipment and projects
  • Educational supplies and projects
  • Tools and building supplies
  • Emergency disaster relief
  • Small business start-up schemes
  • Sponsoring children in the developing world
  • Volunteers willing to go abroad and make a difference

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Here at Jacob’s Well Appeal we would welcome any donation however big or small. There are many ways to donate to us from giving your time to organising events however if you would like to make a monetary donation please follow the instructions below or click on the big red button at the top of the page

If you would like to donate money to our charity you can do so via the internet.

Simply pay money into our account using the following details.  If you want the money to go for a specific country or project, please indicate that in the reference field.
Account name;  Jacobs Well Appeal
Account number; 67235135
Sort Code; 08-92-99
You can donate using Jacob’s Well Appeal.
If you pay income tax in the UK, you can gift aid your donation.  The government adds 25% onto your gift , claimed from the income tax that you have paid.  So a donation of £100 becomes £125.  
If you would like your donation to be gift aided, please download the Gift Aid Form and email it to

Jacob’s Well Appeal is registered as a charitable incorporation, no 1192373.

Dr. Margaret’s Blog

April 2023

God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. Psalm 46:1 Hi everyone. I hope you had a wonderful Easter break. We have been in Inverness babysitting our 3 grandchildren so that our daughter can finish her GP training - we will be spending a...

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January 2023

Behold, I am doing a new thing Isaiah 43:19 Happy New Year! I can't believe that I haven't done a blog since September. We were in Ghana in November and December was extremely busy on all fronts. Now we are in 2023 and the war in Ukraine is continuing and the cost of...

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September 2022

God will wipe away every tear from their eyes: there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away. Rev 21:4 Alistair and I have been in Inverness visiting our 3 wonderful grandsons (as well as...

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‘Do you have any time to spare to make a difference?’

JWA has lots of opportunities for you to volunteer with us. We need help in the warehouse sorting clothes, CDs and DVDs, books and medical aid; we have electricians testing equipment. We need help in the office and in the shops as well as volunteers to go abroad and help in the schools and hospitals that we support.

Whatever your skills we are confident we can find a place for you in our charity. Please get in touch via the form on this page.