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Charities warn of devastating impact of coronavirus after years of ‘crisis-driven firefighting’ by councils

Sunday 17 May 2020 /
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The true impact of a toxic cocktail of cuts and a soaring demand for help.

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Pauline speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has helped her family

Thursday 07 May 2020 / Fundraising
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“Nobody is going to escape from the impact of this. It’s really quite a scary time.”

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Action for Children responds to the ONS analysis

Monday 04 May 2020 /
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“Today’s figures from the ONS seem to suggest the Covid-19 crisis could be creating a new child poverty"

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Nikki speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has helped her family

Wednesday 29 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"We had no idea how we were going to cover the bills. It just got really scary really quick"

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Most UK children 'a pay cheque away' from going without essentials like food

Thursday 23 April 2020 /
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“We’re literally living hand to mouth at the moment. We don’t have savings to fall back on”

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