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Sydney Households Go Hungry

19 Oct

 

 A new report reveals that 45,000 Australian households using Anglicare services are food insecure.

One of the critical ministries that we are part of in the Diocese of Sydney is through Anglicare.  This week is ‘Anti-Poverty Week’ throughout Australia which is aimed at raising awareness of food insecurity amongst Australian Families.

New research estimates 45,000 households using Anglicare Emergency Relief services don’t have enough money to adequately feed their families. Of this group, adults in 22,000 households go without food for a whole day, most weeks.

‘When there’s not enough to eat’, a report released today by Anglicare Australia, is based on a national survey of households using its services. Continue reading