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Give up one lunch in Lent and help tackle School Holiday Hunger
Text PLATEUP to 70085 to donate £5 or more*
This summer, thousands of children will go hungry over the school holidays. Will you give up one lunch in Lent and donate the cost to our PLATEUP campaign? We want to invite 3,000 children across our Community Hubs to come to our Holiday Hunger clubs where there's a healthy lunch and fun activities. We plan to PLATEUP 37,500 meals!
Your £5 donation will pay for meals for 2 children
Your £20 donation will buy meals and activities for 2 kids
Oasis works in low income areas where as many as 59% of families live below the poverty line, affecting the lives of 30,000 young people. About half of these are entitled to school lunches but when these stop as terms ends, parents are under enormous pressure to find money for extra meals.Parents often skip meals themselves or live off cereal so their children can eat. Children as young as 5 are going hungry.
In response to this alarming trend, Oasis Community Hubs in London, Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Grimsby will be running community food pantries and offering daily lunches for children with afternoon activities, such as sports, music and art. Young people can access food without embarrassment - there's no need to ask.
Text PLATEUP to 70085* or donate online via the button below. To give another amount up to £20, just add the figure to the message, eg 'PLATEUP 10 to give £10 and PLATEUP 20 to give £20. *Texts cost your donation amount plus your standard rate message cost. For enquiries, please contact Diana Steele at email@example.com or Tel:0207 921 4293