Sunday, June 8, 2014

Parents Fear Losing Kids by Asking for Food Parcels

Uttoxeter News [UK]
8 June 2014

Written by JENNY MOODY

RUMOURS that children will be taken away from their parents if their families request an emergency food parcel are being quashed by Uttoxeter’s Salvation Army.

The East Staffordshire branch of the organisation revealed some families were going without food because they were concerned their children will be taken away if they requested a food parcel.

The news comes as the branch revealed its latest food parcel figures adding demand has now started to stabilise at between 80 and 100 requests a month. […]