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Summer clubs meet a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families

...Yes, summer clubs meet a purpose. But let's address the wider issue of food insecurity for low-income families 8 Aug 2018 The summer holidays are slowly drawing to a close. For many families the last few weeks will have been a blur of juggling...


Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

... Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity 23 May 2019 Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, Bruce Adamson, will join Scotland’s young ‘Food Ambassadors’ from Easterhouse,...


How can we win the fight against food insecurity?

... How can we win the fight against food insecurity? 5 Jul 2017 The summer break should mean fun, but for many families in Scotland it brings isolation, stress and hunger. Children deserve better, writes Lindsay Graham Summer 2017 is here and...


25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

... 25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18:...


Why defeating poverty means building the right fire

...Families Futures project manager Neil Orr says we have a golden opportunity to end families’ food insecurity in Scotland – but it will require innovation, connectivity and the surrendering of power In an old community hall in the East of...


A bold new world

...children and young people including children’s rights, poverty and inequality and housing and food insecurity.  The climate crisis has, at times, felt outside our sphere of knowledge and expertise. But new partnerships, evidence-based...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...and unfamiliarity with food utilization 3. There appears to be particular vulnerability of food insecurity amongst school leavers, thoseliving out with the parental home and at examination periods whichhas potential to influence health,...


Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

...Children in Scotland and Brakes' Meals & More programme Click here Let's address food insecurity A blog from our Chief Executive, Jackie Brock, on the benefits a Food Strategy would offer for low income families Read...


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...May 2019 Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, Bruce Adamson, joined Scotland’s young ‘Food Ambassadors’...


“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

...& Engagement), Elaine Kerridge, who since 2016 has led on the FFF programme, which addresses food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education, commented: “These findings make us all reflect on the fantastic strength of the...


Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives

...reducing their families’ ability to counteract them. For example, we know from research that food insecurity contributes to poorer educational and emotional outcomes. Families living in poverty spend a smaller total budget although a...


We must address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity

...address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity To truly tackle childhood obesity and food insecurity, we need a coordinated approach to addressing the socio-economic drivers, writes Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects...


Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...to education in UK schools through the provision of healthy breakfasts to children living with food insecurity. Click here for more information about their work Click here to find out about Children in Scotland’s 2015-2020 partnership project...


From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...leads capturing key FFF learning Click to download the report Challenging food insecurity Our five-year food partnership programme addressed a major societal issue Click to find out more Food,...

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‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...of the partnership. FFF was developed by the charity in 2015 to address a major  social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Working with families, communities and businesses, FFF supported after-school and holiday...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...give children, young people and families a necessary mechanism for redress if they are facing food insecurity. "We see this as a key measure of accountability for ensuring that the Scottish Government meets its obligation to provide all...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Food, Families, Futures project serves up fun activities and 3,500 meals over the summer

...providing approximately 3,500 meals. The programme, now in its fourth year, aims to alleviate the food insecurity experienced by many families during school holidays. Working with the national charity Meals & More, which is supported by Brakes...


Food, Families, Futures (2015-2020)

...developed and led an innovative and multi-award- winning project to address a major social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Launched in December 2015, the main aims of FFF were  to: Improve the health and...


Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...an income which covers these. We also acknowledge the importance of a stable income in addressing food insecurity and supporting mental health. However, we have warned the Minimum Income Guarantee must not adopt the same five-week waiting period...

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Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here

...For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But, as Grace, a Youth...

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'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

...Futures Find out more about our multi-award- winning project to address a major social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Click for more info Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish...



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Summer clubs meet a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families

...Yes, summer clubs meet a purpose. But let's address the wider issue of food insecurity for low-income families 8 Aug 2018 The summer holidays are slowly drawing to a close. For many families the last few weeks will have been a blur of juggling...


Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

... Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity 23 May 2019 Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, Bruce Adamson, will join Scotland’s young ‘Food Ambassadors’ from Easterhouse,...


How can we win the fight against food insecurity?

... How can we win the fight against food insecurity? 5 Jul 2017 The summer break should mean fun, but for many families in Scotland it brings isolation, stress and hunger. Children deserve better, writes Lindsay Graham Summer 2017 is here and...


25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

... 25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18:...


Why defeating poverty means building the right fire

...Families Futures project manager Neil Orr says we have a golden opportunity to end families’ food insecurity in Scotland – but it will require innovation, connectivity and the surrendering of power In an old community hall in the East of...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...and unfamiliarity with food utilization 3. There appears to be particular vulnerability of food insecurity amongst school leavers, thoseliving out with the parental home and at examination periods whichhas potential to influence health,...


Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

...Children in Scotland and Brakes' Meals & More programme Click here Let's address food insecurity A blog from our Chief Executive, Jackie Brock, on the benefits a Food Strategy would offer for low income families Read...


“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

...& Engagement), Elaine Kerridge, who since 2016 has led on the FFF programme, which addresses food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education, commented: “These findings make us all reflect on the fantastic strength of the...


Ensuring no child is too hungry to learn

...to education in UK schools through the provision of healthy breakfasts to children living with food insecurity. Click here for more information about their work Click here to find out about Children in Scotland’s 2015-2020 partnership project...


From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...leads capturing key FFF learning Click to download the report Challenging food insecurity Our five-year food partnership programme addressed a major societal issue Click to find out more Food,...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...of the partnership. FFF was developed by the charity in 2015 to address a major  social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Working with families, communities and businesses, FFF supported after-school and holiday...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...give children, young people and families a necessary mechanism for redress if they are facing food insecurity. "We see this as a key measure of accountability for ensuring that the Scottish Government meets its obligation to provide all...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Food, Families, Futures project serves up fun activities and 3,500 meals over the summer

...providing approximately 3,500 meals. The programme, now in its fourth year, aims to alleviate the food insecurity experienced by many families during school holidays. Working with the national charity Meals & More, which is supported by Brakes...


Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required

...an income which covers these. We also acknowledge the importance of a stable income in addressing food insecurity and supporting mental health. However, we have warned the Minimum Income Guarantee must not adopt the same five-week waiting period...

consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

...Futures Find out more about our multi-award- winning project to address a major social issue: food insecurity and its links with wellbeing and education. Click for more info Manifesto for the 2021-26 Scottish...



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...May 2019 Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, Bruce Adamson, joined Scotland’s young ‘Food Ambassadors’...



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A bold new world
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...children and young people including children’s rights, poverty and inequality and housing and food insecurity.  The climate crisis has, at times, felt outside our sphere of knowledge and expertise. But new partnerships, evidence-based...


Call 9: Ensure Scotland's next generation can lead active, healthy lives
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...reducing their families’ ability to counteract them. For example, we know from research that food insecurity contributes to poorer educational and emotional outcomes. Families living in poverty spend a smaller total budget although a...


We must address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity
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...address the socio-economic drivers of childhood obesity To truly tackle childhood obesity and food insecurity, we need a coordinated approach to addressing the socio-economic drivers, writes Children in Scotland’s Head of Policy, Projects...


Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here
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...For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But, as Grace, a Youth...

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