We never know when emergency or crisis will strike. When it does, it is vital that support is available. Our new report today, however, shows such support has been cut drastically across the country, leaving thousands of people adrift.
Through our Food Power programme, we have been helping young people in Lancashire to speak out about their experiences of going hungry. They are now about to launch their own campaign: #DarwengetsHangry!
We’ve been helping to show why Universal Credit needs to be fixed.
Chris Shannahan introduces a new project, being supported by Church Action on Poverty: working for a a moral and spiritual revolution to replace the culture of shame with a politics of love and solidarity.
A group of Quakers from the North West are riding to London this summer, to raise awareness of poverty and inequality. We asked them to share their story.
Two people tell of an innovative group project
Crisis support schemes run by local authorities are failing to operate effectively with increasing numbers of destitute people turning instead to food banks and other voluntary agencies for help, according to a new report published by The Children’s Society and the Church of England. Tom Sefton from the Church of England, one of the report’s co-authors, writes more.
The story of one shop, one church and some fantastic results
David Price of our local group in Sheffield summarises some of the concerns about the change to Universal Credit.
A 10-step guide to communicating more effectively – and changing public attitudes to UK poverty. This is a guest blog by Nicky Hawkins from the Frameworks Institute.