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Could you give out cups of water at the 2012 Games?

Christians wanting to volunteer at the 2012 Games are urgently wanted to help The Salvation Army give out free water ...

If you thought you'd missed the boat on volunteering at the 2012 Games, there's a new chance to get involved you'll want to grasp with both hands: giving out a million cups of water.

"At every recent Olympics the distribution of free water has been a way for Christians to show God’s love," says David Willson, CEO of More Than Gold. "During the next few months we want the churches to hit new heights in showing Christian hospitality."
Volunteers are sought for the Million Cups of Water programme, to give up a day or more to serve at one of more than 20 water distribution points in London. These include transport hubs like St Pancras Station, the main pedestrian corridors and key points during the marathon events.

The call to action also includes asking churches across the UK to run their own water centres. This can be during the Torch Relay which is now underway, during Olympic community events or cycle road races. To help in the organisation of water distribution, a detailed check list is available to make it as easy as possible for churches to set up their own water station.
Details of the Million Cups of Water programme can be found at

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