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Dr Margaret McDermott's Memorial Donations for Future Pillars (Zambia)

£500.00 + £107.50 Gift Aid = £607.50
Donated to Margaret’s £2000.00 Goal

Margaret’s story

In loving memory of Dr Margaret Grace McDermott who sadly passed away on 14th September 2019.

A former GP in Verwood for many years.

One of the founders of Future Pillars, a charity that feeds and educates over 1000 vulnerable children in Kabwe, Zambia.

Wife of the late Peter and a much loved mother to Richard, Clare, Gilly, Mark and Courtney.

All are welcome to Margaret's thanksgiving service and are encouraged at her request to wear bright clothes.

Verwood Methodist Church, Monday 30th September at 1.30pm

In lieu of flowers, Margaret has requested donations to support the school and feeding programme of the children she loved so much in Zambia.

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All funds raised will be passed to the charity irrespective of whether my target is reached, not reached or exceeded.


Future Pillars (Zambia)

Future Pillars (Zambia) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in June 2017 number 1173534. We are building on the valuable work started by the CONTESA Charity since 2005 when that charity began to support AIDS orphans in Zambia.  FPZ stated objectives are to advance education, relieve poverty and promote and protect good health for the public benefit of children in Zambia who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Our mission is to empower vulnerable children (many of whom are orphans) by providing food, education and vocational skills training. Where necessary and affordable we will also offer basic housing. FPZ will continue to support the existing programmes at Kabwe, where over 1,000 children and young people are currently receiving food, education and skills training in order to move from poverty to a better and sustainable future for themselves and their families. Some have already achieved that goal and become qualified teachers, electricians, carpenters and so on. This needs to continue. The children are there, the need is great, how can we let them down? FPZ pledges that 100% of donations will go directly and only for the support of the children in the programmes. We work as volunteers from home and cover administrative and travelling costs ourselves.

Registered Charity Number: 1173534.

Find out more about Future Pillars (Zambia)

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