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Christmas, a Birth, and a Problematic Foodbank Report

It amazes me again and again how cynical people are about the plight of others. This is a massive tragedy unfolding in towns and cities in UK. I seem to recall David Cameron refusing European Aid for feeding the hungry…..(I may be wrong), but what an arrogant ball bag. There are tonnes of Aide European food stuffs that could be helping the food banks in the UK.
How many deaths will there be this winter down to hunger and cold.

Ann McGauran

Hayley, whose baby is due next week, came to this Greenwich foodbank for help. Hayley, whose baby is due next week, came to this Greenwich foodbank for help.

I apologise in advance for the length of this post. There’s a lot to say. Hayley is a 31-year-old mother of two and is heavily pregnant. She came to the food bank at the weekend with her partner and her youngest child of nine. Her baby is due next week, but her family is not in a celebratory mood. This young family’s cupboards are empty. It’s the first time in their lives they’ve ever had to ask for a food bank voucher.

They’ve hit a full-blown crisis. Hayley is a domiciliary care worker. Because she normally gives birth prematurely at 27 weeks, she went onto statutory sick pay three months ago. She was naturally wary given her earlier pregnancies, and by that stage she also couldn’t do the hoisting and lifting that her job requires. Moving…

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About kathythesane

Lived in Kent, then Devon, now France. Trained as a Mental Health Nurse in Canterbury, then at Training South East (Sandhurst) in Transactional Analysis with Alice Stephenson (dec'd) , Suzanne Boyd and Mellie Lewin. Managed a Private Psychiatric Nursing Home for very mentally ill patients in Devon for 3 year before retiring to France in 2006.

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