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. Help by raising funds to overcome poverty and and injustice. Because every person matters. Because every person is beloved by God and invited to a life that is whole and hopeful. Sign up as an individual or as part of a congregation or organisation and start your Lent Event journey today. 

How to get involved

Decide on an activity to give up (or take up) for the 40 day period of Lent eg, takeaway coffee, social media.

Sign up create your fundraising page and set a goal for the 40 day period of Lent.

Ask friends and family to help you reach your goal by sponsoring you, 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.

Lent Event is an activity of UnitingWorld, the international aid and partnerships agency of the Uniting Church in Australia.

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