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?Every day we see really hungry kids. They shouldn?t be living like this? | Tom Wall

Wednesday 14th August 2019

In England?s poorest areas, summer holiday hunger schemes are being starved of cash, leaving many children short of food

Thirteen children gather eagerly around a pile of brown paper bags crammed with sandwiches, yoghurts and fruit in a youth centre on the deprived north-west fringes of Bristol. This holiday club on the sprawling Lawrence Weston estate is being supplied with free lunches as part of a charity-funded push to help low-income families cope with the extra costs of feeding children over the six-week school break.

Related: 'They hadn?t eaten all day': food banks tackle holiday hunger

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