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Stories in numbers

1 in 5

people live in poverty in the UK, facing impossible decisions and unable to afford the basics

2022

is 'the year of the squeeze', with inflation at a 30-year high

2 in 3

people say their cost of living has increased this year, with low income households hit hard

Cost of living crisis: will you help?

Soaring costs are pushing people into debt and poverty. 
We can’t stand by and let it happen. 
Donate today to free someone from debt and restore hope.

• £23 could start two people on a journey with CAP, and help them become debt free.

£41 could set up budgeting plans for two people and help them out of crisis.

£136 could provide a complete package of support, which can transform someone’s life.

Your gift means someone in crisis will have the support they need until they are debt free. Every person will receive advice from a Debt Coach, support from a CAP Befriender, and specialist debt help from our Debt Advisors.

‘I’ve given my life to Jesus and have a new family in the church. I still have a journey to go on but I will be debt free one day.’

Jayne's story

Nowhere to turn

Jayne fell into debt after her dad died. A working single mum, she struggled to pay the bills and support her son. ‘The worry was overwhelming,’ said Jayne. ‘I didn’t know which way to turn.’

Taking back control

Jayne was introduced to CAP by her friend Sharon. The CAP team visited Jayne and put together a repayment plan. Jayne took control of her finances and Sharon – a CAP Befriender – supported her every step of the way.

Faith in Jesus

Jayne joined Sharon at church one day and it was the ‘missing jigsaw piece’. The community became her family and she threw herself into church life. Jayne found faith in Jesus and was baptised.

Hope for the future

Today, Jayne has money management skills for life and the care of a church family. She can withstand the cost of living crisis and has hope for the future. 

Donate

This Easter, you can free someone from debt and restore hope. Donating online today means we can put your gift straight to work.

Donate now

£50,000 of the money raised during this appeal will go towards our debt operations work. Any money raised above this will go where the need is greatest.

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