A million more British children from working families are living in poverty than in 2010, a study from the Trades Union Congress revealed last month.
A Manchester children’s charity has launched a festive campaign to collect memories from people who have been helped by the charity in the past.
Wood Street Mission, which launched a major new initiative earlier in the summer called SmartStart Manchester & Salford to help low income families with school costs, supplied school uniform worth more than £85,000 to 1,741 children and 835 families in August.
More than 10,000 LEGO bricks have been donated to a Manchester children’s charity in a bid to bring fun and happiness to the city’s most disadvantaged kids.
Manchester charity Wood Street Mission is launching their 2014 Christmas appeal with the message ‘Christmas should be about more than survival’ in a bid to help more than 4,000 children and their families this festive season