In addition to its charitable giving, St Leonard's is active in its practical support of the Deanery charity Family Support Work (FSW) and Margaret Penn is our coordinator for this.   Her number is 01293 884028 and her email is

Family Support Work

Collection of Food and Household Supplies - Next Collection 7 October

On the first Sunday afternoon of every month, we collect food and household supplies for very local distribution by FSW's Deanery social worker.  Items should be left in the church porch on that day.   The next collection will be on Sunday 7 October 2012.  Please contact Margaret Penn for more information.

Bottle Stall at Knowles Tooth Fair - Last Collection 6 September

Knowles Tooth is a large house in Hurstpierpoint run by FSW.  It provides breaks and holidays for families and children in need from across Sussex.  St Leonard's runs the Bottle Stall at the annual Knowles Tooth fair which this year is being held on Sunday 8 September at 2pm.  Please leave bottles of anything drinkable or edible in the church porch for Margaret to collect, preferably on Sunday 1 September but no later than Friday 6 September. 

Books for Knowles Tooth Book Fair - Collection in Early November

The annual Knowles Tooth Second-Hand Book Fair will take place in Hove on 16, 17 and 18 November.  Margaret will be collecting books throughout the first half of November.  All books (other than Readers Digest compendia) are gratefully received and should be left in the church porch.

FSW Deanery Spring Lunch

St Leonard's is host to the FSW Deanery Spring Lunch, which takes place at the Ark in Turners Hill.  Tickets are available through the Deanery - contact Margaret for more information.