Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

Page closed

This page is now closed. Take a look at other inspiring pages on JustGiving

Closed 08/12/2018

0

%

£0raised of £10,000 target by 0 supporters

    Weʼve raised £0 to to feed poor children in the UK during the school holidays as many have little, or no food each day . Support the ‘Kids Eat Free’ project.

    Closed on Saturday, 8th December 2018

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.

    The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.

    Story

    During the school holidays many children from inner city areas will have little or no food each day.

    The level of child poverty that teachers and school staff are witnessing on a daily basis is having a dreadful effect on the life chances and education on a number of the children.

    Due to poverty in many inner cities local state schools have become a lifeline for poor families by providing the daily essentials – such as food It is shocking that, in one of the richest countries in the Western World, we have children who go hungry every day. This problem becomes more severe during the school holidays when many of these children will have little or no food each day. Indeed in some cases the only hot meal a child enjoys is whilst at school and at weekends and school holidays these children have to go without food.

    A recent report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger found that children were returning to school in a worse educational, health and developmental state than that in which they had left in the summer. That report found that as many as three million children face the risk of food insecurity this summer holidays.

    Imagine as a parent you had to que up at a food bank to collect a bag of groceries, it is demoralising and for many families their pride will prevent them from even going to the food bank.

    The ‘Kids Eat Free – During the summer holidays’ project was developed to try and ensure local supermarkets and private individuals are able to look after those children who go hungry within their local community whilst at the same time removing the demoralising feeling of having to go to a food bank.

    The ‘Kids Eat Free’ scheme runs for the 6 week summer holidays ( children get free school meals when back at school) providing the supermarket with a £25 food budget each week for each family. The supermarket then liaises with the family and provides food for the family for that that week

    . Please help us ensure no child goes hungry these summer holidays.

    Updates

    0

    will Fisher

    Updates appear here

      4 months ago

      will Fisher started crowdfunding

      Leave a message of support

      Page last updated on: 8/10/2018 2:22 PM

      Supporters

      0

        Great people make things happen

        Do you know anyone in need or maybe want to help a local community cause?

        Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

        About Crowdfunding
        About the fundraiser
        will Fisher

        will Fisher

        Report this Page