As a result of poverty – not a shortage of food – too many people don’t have enough food in Scotland. A Menu for Change aims to tackle this by evolving the emergency response to make sure those facing an income crisis can afford to buy their own food.
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We are building a directory of support that people can access in a crisis, as an alternative to emergency food provision. If you are a community food initiative, financial inclusion/money advice service, welfare rights advice service, Scottish Welfare Fund or provider of other relevant services for someone facing food insecurity, we invite you to register with us.
Commenting on today’s Scottish Welfare Fund statistics, Dr Mary Anne MacLeod, Research and Policy Officer at A Menu for Change, said: “Councils are being forced to top up the Scottish Welfare Fund, which has been cut in real-terms since 2013, in order to meet...
By David Hilber, Project Officer, A Menu for Change Food bank use continues to rise and nearly one in ten people in Scotland are worried about where their next meal will come from. If you find yourself in this position, you can ask for a Crisis Grant: money given out...
‘Strengthening the Safety Net’, a new report by A Menu for Change into the Scottish Welfare Fund, has been released today.
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