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Feeding Britain webinar: Sharing and shaping local authority policy and practice in the prevention of hunger

21 March, 2024 - 15:30 to 17:00

Join this webinar to hear from Feeding Britain partners who will share their good practice on shaping local authority policy and practice in the prevention of hunger.

You are welcome to join at any point once the webinar has started and the session will be recorded for anyone who cannot make it.

Register here

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Why are some parents feeling the need to take out loans to pay for baby formula?

17 Jan 2024 - 16:30 by josephine.mcmeeking

By Anna Tate 

The cost of living crisis is now well underway and has now impacting all communities across Greater Manchester. Unfortunately, the longer a crisis exists the more normalized it becomes. However, the recent headlines that some families have been forced to access loans to pay for baby formula and baby milk for their very young children is and continues to be shocking.

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Cost of Living Resilience Fund

14 Dec 2023 - 14:49 by michelle.foster

The Cost of Living Resilience Fund supports social sector organisations in areas of deprivation providing services to support people struggling with the rising cost of living. The fund aims to a blue bag with a yellow ribbon around the top and white pound sign on the frontincrease sustainability in these organisations by supporting them to deliver projects which build organisational stability and resilience to deliver.

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Cost of living advice and information for Winter 2023

8 Dec 2023 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

As we come into colder winter months – it is important that we all do what we can to give our residents the information they need to stay warm and well. This includes messages about how to access cost of living support and find free warm welcome spaces near you.

This toolkit from Manchester City Council gives you the social media messages and assets to share across your own channels to support people in your own networks.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation report: Destitution in the UK 2023

26 Oct 2023 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

This study, the fourth in the Destitution in the UK series, reveals approximately 3.8 million people experienced destitution in 2022, including around one million children. This is
Destitution in the Uk 2023almost two-and-a-half times the number of people in 2017, and nearly triple the number of children. There is an urgent need for action to tackle destitution in the UK.

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GM Poverty newsletter 11 October 2023

11 Oct 2023 - 11:25 by michelle.foster

In the latest newsletter, GM Poverty Action share the impact their Money Matters programme has had in its first year, and why they are now urging for a nationwide rollout of the scheme. There is an gmpa Greater Manchester Poverty Actioninvite to the Challenge Poverty Week event on 16 October, as we come together to identify how we can tackle poverty locally.

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