Poverty Action Sunday, marked on 7 February, draws our attention to the issue of food poverty. Marie Trubic, a Church Related Community Worker in East London, asks why so many in the UK go without adequate food
Food is a gift from God – and access to adequate food is a human right.
Despite this, we have seen an increase in the number of people in this country who rely on charitable food aid and many churches now host or run a foodbank. More and more people who are working are also finding themselves having to depend on the services of foodbanks.