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.
We work with the Independent Food Aid Network to chart the scale of food insecurity in Scotland.
Today the Scottish Government's Finance Secretary Derek Mackay unveiled the government's new budget. Responding to the announcement, Polly Jones, Project Manager of A Menu for Change, said: “Across Scotland, a fifth of single parents are wondering where their next...
Campaigners are calling for the Scottish government to do more to help tackle the suffering caused by changes to the UK benefit system, including the roll out of Universal Credit, in the run up to Christmas.
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