news

Pilgrims in Sheffield ask: What makes a Good Society?

Pilgrims in Sheffield ask: What makes a Good Society?

Our local group in Sheffield held their sixth annual Pilgrimage Against Poverty on 18 October.Sara from the group shares some reflections.

Read More…

Wanted: telephone fundraisers

Wanted: telephone fundraisers

Help a good cause and earn some extra cash at the same time! Church Action on Poverty needs calling team members for our telephone fundraising campaign.

Read More…

Poverty & Homelessness Action Week: a new direction

Poverty & Homelessness Action Week: a new direction

From 2015, we ask our supporters to take part in Poverty Action Sunday.

Read More…

Tour de Food: charity cycle ride tours Sheffield's food banks

Tour de Food: charity cycle ride tours Sheffield's food banks

There are at least 16 food banks in Sheffield. Sheffield FridayNightRide, a regular CycleSheffield event, is staging a charity bike ride on the evening of Friday 14 March to the nine of them that publicise their activities and their whereabouts. As an act of charity each rider will carry nine items of food and symbolically donate one item at each food bank.

Read More…

Church leaders launch a fast to end hunger

Church leaders launch a fast to end hunger

This letter was published in the national press on 19 February.

Read More…

Ofgem to meet with low-income customers to discuss Fair Prices

Ofgem to meet with low-income customers to discuss Fair Prices

Thanks to pressure from Church Action on Poverty campaigners, the energy regulator Ofgem has agreed to work with us on ways of ensuring people in poverty are not trapped in debt by unfair energy prices.

Read More…

FCA to act on the Payday Loan Rip-off

FCA to act on the Payday Loan Rip-off

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to take significant steps to regulate the legal loan sharks of the payday lending industry.

Read More…

A tribute to Paul Goggins

A tribute to Paul Goggins

We were deeply saddened to learn today (8 January) that Paul Goggins has died.

Read More…

Britain Isn't Eating - the message will hit the road

Britain Isn't Eating - the message will hit the road

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we are about to launch a hard-hitting campaign exposing the scandal of hunger in 21st-century Britain.

Read More…

donate now

Church Action On Poverty, Dale House, 35 Dale Street, Manchester M1 2HF.

Telephone 0161 236 9321 or email info@church-poverty.org.uk

Registered charity number 1079986. Company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, number 3780243.

Materials from our website may be reproduced elsewhere, subject to the Creative Commons Legal Code.

Church Action on Poverty uses anonymous ‘cookie’ files to track visits to this website. Click here to read our cookie policy.