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Weʼre raising £1,500 to supply food packages for children who would usually rely on free school meals.
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Peterborough United Foundation are attempting to raise £1500 in the effort to tackle local holiday hunger. It is estimated that up to 3 million children across the UK, are at risk of going hungry in the school holidays. This number is set to increase as the Covid impact has increased financial implications to many families through job losses and furlough.
In the October half-term, we collated, purchased and distributed 150 food parcels to children across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. This December, we would like to help approximately 400 children with donated food packages.
To address the increased target of food packages, we are working with the Free Kicks Foundation charity. Free Kicks help disadvantaged children with football experiences, typically mascot packages, but due to Covid, are switching their attentions to support the Peterborough United Foundation tackling holiday hunger. Free Kicks Foundation will generously match the value raised up to £1,500.
We would value donations of any denomination. We estimate the value of each food parcel to be distributed to be around £5. A £10 donation will help address holiday hunger for two greater Peterborough based children.
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IGO4 Contact Centre
Dec 11, 2020
From Behalf of the Contact Centre at IGO4 we loved the idea of your support to so many children we decided to instead have our annual 'Secret Santa' the team members wanted to contribute.
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Peterborough United Foundation
The Peterborough United Foundation was set up with the aim to deliver activities across the region through Sports Participation, Community Cohesion, Health & Education. We want to play an active role in the local community, offering support wherever possible.