Syston based charity Inter Care was delighted to receive a visit from is patron, The Right Reverend Patrick Joseph, Bishop of Nottingham at the beginning on March.
Bishop Patrick met staff and some of Inter Care’s team of volunteers on a tour of the charity’s warehouse and office.
The Bishop has been supporting Inter Care as its patron since 2015 and is passionate about the work of the charity.
He said: “It’s a privilege to support an organisation which is showing practical love and care for those who are in need in rural sub-Saharan Africa.”
The Catholic Diocese of Nottingham covers Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire including St John the Baptist, St Peter’s and St Francis Convent Chapel in Melton.
Established in 1974, Inter Care sends recycled surplus quality medicines which would otherwise be incinerated, along with healthcare goods such as dressings and instruments to rural health units in some of the poorest parts of Africa.