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The Problem With Good Will

The Problem With Good Will

In our Christmas appeal this year we mentioned Helen*, who we met at our food bank project in Tower Hamlets. Our advice helped Helen and her family get the financial support they needed. But we shouldn’t have met Helen in those circumstances. She shouldn’t have had to go to the food bank in the first place.

Report claims millions of children suffering from 'rising tide' of UK poverty

Report claims millions of children suffering from 'rising tide' of UK poverty

New figures follow a UN report that accused the government of "callous" policies that hit the poorest hardest.

The number of children living in poverty in the UK has risen by more than half a million in the last five years, according to new figures from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.



How to help someone sleeping rough in the cold

How to help someone sleeping rough in the cold

At least 320,000 people are homeless in Britain, according to new research by the housing charity Shelter. Here, we’ve put together a guide on how to help this winter. 

The Daisy Trust granted us financial support

The Daisy Trust granted us financial support

We are very excited and pleased to have been recognised by the The Daisy Trust who after talking with us and finding out about what it is we do have decided to grant us financial support.

This is particularly helpful as it helps us kick start our fundraising programme where we will be able to convert the money we raise into vouchers allowing us to help clothe vunerable people who need assistance.