Here’s a really brilliant and simple idea to help the church can help engage with child poverty in the UK. You can find more details here.
There are some pretty horrendous statistics about food poverty in the UK and increasingly this is affecting children. According to the Child Poverty Action Group the cuts being put into affect by the government will lead to a “ total of a million children that the coalition’s policies are expected to push into relative income poverty by 2020.” There are reports of many school teachers taking food into school to help feed children. (49 % of teachers in a recent poll said that they had brought food into school for children who had not had breakfast.)
Love to hear from those of you who are involved in this kind of ministry to children: