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David and his daughters just wanted to start again

David gained custody of his children when their mother neglected them.  He found a home but it was unfurnished. David had recently lost his job and he simply couldn’t afford the items needed. We helped immediately and provided the family…

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Reema was alone

Reema, 17, left home due to abuse. Now living at a hostel she continued with school, but only had thin summer clothes, no coat and worn sandals during winter. Saving up to buy new things meant going without food. We…

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Youtube – A Bellyful of laughs in aid of Leicester Charity Link

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‘Poorest in England live seven years less on average’

Go to BBC news for full article.

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‘Marmot Review Team identify poverty & unemployment as key wider determinants of health’

Go to BBC news for full article.

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Lucie Loves Highcross – Review of the ‘A Bellyful of Laughs in aid of Leicester Charity Link’

Lucie Kerley, the offical Highcross blogger, has reviewed the Leicester Comedy Festival event – ‘A Bellyful of Laughs in aid of Leicester Charity Link’ – check out her blog at Lucie Loves Highcross.

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Leicester Comedy Festival night raised £1,000 for Leicester charity Link

An extra special Leicester Comedy Festival experience was held at The Almanack, Highcross and raised over £1,000 for Leicester Charity Link. 65 guests attended the sell out gig to enjoy a night of good company, great food and fantastic comedy.…

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Leicester Tigers supporting Leicester Charity Link

Leicester Tigers are supporting Leicester Charity Link through a cashback scheme, for each ticket sold via the scheme Leicester Tigers will donate £5 to Leicester Charity Link. Tickets are prices at the standard rate for adults, concessions, students and juniors…

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A-Z of Hardship

http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/news/Z-hardship/article-3127074-detail/article.html

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The UK Poverty Rip Off – Report from Save the Children

Save the Children have issued the following report today: “Low income families are still paying more than wealthier families for basic goods and services – and energy bills are the worst offender. Everyday necessities such as bills and insurance are…

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