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Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship$
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Shana Cohen, Christina Fuhr, and Jan-Jonathan Bock

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447331032

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.001.0001

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Addressing food poverty in the UK

Addressing food poverty in the UK

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(p.143) Nine Addressing food poverty in the UK
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Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship
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Sarah Greenwood

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0009

The foodbank network The Trussell Trust does not only give emergency food supplies, but also offers emotional support and a growing range of practical projects via the More Than Food programme to help tackle poverty-related issues. The mission is to bring communities together to end hunger and poverty in the UK by providing compassionate, practical help while challenging injustice. This chapter details the different programmes The Trussell Trust have devised and thereby examines some external challenges the London network faces. The chapter concludes that poverty and hunger are often amplified through social isolation. It suggests that more work needs to be done in order to increase collaboration across sectors, and specifically between the government, third sector, and businesses. There is increased need for more community life, and the fostering of social relations appears ever greater.

Keywords:   Austerity, Christian, Christian social action, food, foodbanks, isolation, justice, lobbying, social action, The Trussell Trust, London church action, poverty

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