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Jonathan is Doing Nothing!

Raising Money for Colchester CAP Debt Centre

10 July 2021

Raised out of £ 1350.00 target

£ 1453.50

Including Gift Aid: £ 1616.00
Raised offline: £ 640.00

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Please sponsor me as I seek to raise funds for Colchester CAP Debt Centre (CCDC).

At first glance you would be forgiven for thinking ‘What a cheek. I would love a day to relax and do nothing!’ But this will be no pleasant relaxation; I intend to spend the day (25th November 2019) mirroring the experience of someone whose debt has led to anxiety, depression and a fear of leaving their home.

For 9 hours I will close the curtains, ignore the doorbell, dim the lights, turn off the heating and remove ALL stimulation including phone, books, TV, radio, computer, etc

There are clear links between debt and mental health. CAP research found that 37% of clients considered or attempted suicide due to debt and its related stress.

CCDC has seen over 300 clients since 2013 and helped 100+ families become debt free. It costs over £30,000p.a. to run our centre and we have to raise funds to cover this. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Please help me get to my target of £650.

Jonathan Ewbank-Trustee:CCDC

Colchester CAP Debt Centre

Colchester CAP Debt Centre is part of Christians Against Poverty, an award winning, national debt counselling charity offering free help and advice through a network of debt centres based in the local church. CAP offers hope and a solution to people in debt through its top-quality, in-depth service, as well as financial education through the CAP Money Course, helping people back into employment through CAP Job Clubs, and giving people support with everyday life through our Life Skills course. 

Colchester CAP Debt Centre is going from strength to strength.  In 6 years we have seen over 300 households, of which over 100 have become free of debt.  

You can either donate to us online, or if you prefer via cheque made payable to 'Colchester CAP Debt Centre' sent to the following address:

c/o WRS Fornham, 227 London Road, Stanway, CO3 8PB

Registered Charity No.1152204

Recent Donations



27 November 2019

still doing nothing?

£ 50.00

+ £ 12.50 Gift Aid


26 November 2019

I know how hard this must have been for you. Thank you for everything you do for CAP!!

£ 10.00

+ £ 2.50 Gift Aid


24 November 2019

I’ve just told work I’m doing nothing on Monday in solidarity, good look...I hope you don’t go mad!

£ 20.00

+ £ 5.00 Gift Aid


22 November 2019

I would find it very hard doing nothing all day! Good luck! Lynn and Andrew L-J

£ 25.00

+ £ 6.25 Gift Aid


19 November 2019

£ 50.00

+ £ 12.50 Gift Aid


19 November 2019

Good luck for Monday

£ 20.00


18 November 2019

Rather you than me! Good luck Dad xx

£ 20.00

+ £ 5.00 Gift Aid


18 November 2019

I know how very hard this will be for you Jonathan - good luck!

£ 20.00

+ £ 5.00 Gift Aid


17 November 2019

Well done Jonathan!

£ 20.00

+ £ 5.00 Gift Aid


17 November 2019

£ 50.00

+ £ 12.50 Gift Aid

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