Both churches have now chosen their charity of the year 2024.

St Michael, Smarden’s charity of the year is Catching Lives. Catching Lives is an independent charity based in Canterbury, supporting people who are sleeping rough, hidden homeless and insecurely housed in Canterbury & East Kent.
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All Saints, Biddenden’s charity of the year is Porchlight. We are Kent’s largest charity for homeless and vulnerable people. We’re here for people who have nowhere to go and no-one to turn to. Some are living on the streets, others need support because they are at risk of losing their home.