Live Simply

Live Simply

Live simply, so that others may simply live.

-Mahatma Gandhi

Lent Event is 40 days of giving, learning and acting in solidarity for positive change. Put your faith into action this Lent and champion the work of UnitingWorld and our partners Leadership and child protection, overcome poverty and stand with our Pacific neighbours. Sign up as an individual or as part of a congregation or organisation. 

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Decide on an activity to give up (or take up) for 40 days eg, takeaway coffee, social media.

Set your fundraising goal to reach during the period of Lent.

Ask people to sponsor you to meet your goal OR set aside what you save from going without.

Pledge to live simply.
It’s as simple as entering a few details…

How could you live more simply and raise money for projects that end poverty and build hope?

Live simply during Lent and give to support people working hard to escape poverty.

You could you give up…


Single use plastic


Junk food


Your car

Long showers


Takeaway food


One meal a day

You could take up…

A daily act of kindness

A physical challenge – walk, run, ride, swim

40 prayers for others

A fundraising event – cake stall, trivia night, concert, craft activity

Donate what you save by living more simply this lent. Ask friends and family to sponsor you or donate to encourage you in your efforts.