A record 1.6 million food bank parcels have been handed out over the past year according to recent reports from the Trussell Trust. This is a rise of 19% on the previous year, with over 500,000 going to children alone. Continue reading Foodbank usage on the rise!
Thousands of children in England are starting school underweight, a group of MPs has warned. A report undertaken on behalf of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger has revealed that an increasingly high number of children do not get enough to eat at home and are arriving at school hungry. “For a minority of children, the school lunchtime represents the only chance each day … Continue reading Hungry School Children