Food Poverty Report Young people travelled to Westminster to have their voices heard about food poverty.
The nine food ambassadors from England, Scotland and Wales, were delivering the Fixers report
food poverty that will inform the Children s Future Food Inquiry. An estimated 4.1 million children are living in poverty in the UK but it s not known how many
food banks every week.
Asad added: 'Where we live, Canary Wharf is just across the road, yet we ve still got this issue of food poverty.
We don t want
The moment I realised I had no money to buy food was really scary, explains Dale.
I didn t know what to do; it s totally soul-destroying
Food Poverty A young woman is challenging the stigma surrounding foodbanks by telling the stories of some of the thousands of people who rely on them daily to survive.
Campaign to end food poverty starts in Tower Hamlets
food poverty to the public s attention.
The longest I went was four days without food and it felt like emptiness inside,' explains Dale.
'I had stomach ache all the time
Food Insecurity A group of primary school students are educating parents and children about food poverty.
The group from Rockmount Primary School in Croydon, London, have shared their personal experiences
Hopefully it will make more people think about those less fortunate and help them out of hardship.
To show how food poverty affects young people Leeds South Foodbank
food poverty and help those without enough to eat. I grew up in Bangladesh where I saw poverty first-hand. When I arrived in the UK I wasn t expecting
food they can and cannot buy.
In our community there is a dot-to-dot of takeaways lining our streets and a high level of food poverty. It's no coincidence
food insecurity. We want people to know this is a problem in this country and not in Africa.
To raise awareness of food poverty I would like to thank the following
Sarah Simons, Food Bank Co-Ordinator, Penryn/Falmouth Foodbank
Ms Simons has appeared in my ITV broadcast to discuss the role foodbanks play in Penryn.
Sarah Newton, MP for Truro
poverty in Scotland (21%)
18,000 young people in Scotland are classified as homeless
Food bank use in Scotland is up by 245%
STV Appeal Documentary STV Appeal
'Broke Not Broken
poverty in the UK. This is far, far too many.
As a mother myself, I would hate to see my children have to go without the bare essentials things like food
poverty should not exist in the UK, says lead Fixer Rosie-Louise Mitchell (19).
As a young mother, I would never like to see any of my children go without the bare essentials, such as food
poverty that s about 21% of all youngsters in the region.
The documentary shows some of the challenges facing these young people, covering issues like family breakdown, homelessness, drug addiction, unemployment, lacking adequate food
food, creating more energy and making more things to turn Cornwall around.
Positive about his Fixers campaign, Noah adds: I think the thing that would make me feel good about this project is seeing poverty
food banks while she waited for financial support.
She started the campaign with her partner 26-year-old Amanda Macdonald and a group of young carers.
With Fixers they have created a film sharing their experiences.
Jade, from Paisley, Renfrewshire