Going upstream: summer appeal

“We are not just social service providers, we are prophetic interrogators for why so many people are hungry or homeless. We have to keep asking the ‘Why’ question: not just keep pulling bodies out of the river, but send people upstream to see who or what is throwing them in.”
Jim Wallis, Sojourners

Across the UK, churches are pulling increasing numbers of people ‘out of the river’ through food banks, debt advice centres, and other social action projects. But our task as Christians is also to go upstream to stop people being swept into poverty in the first place.

This is core to what Church Action on Poverty has been about since 1982, and the task is more urgent than ever. If you can, please support this vital work. A donation from you could support work like End Hunger UK, Your Local Pantry, or Church of the Poor?

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£10 is enough to produce a resource pack to help a local church reflect and take action on poverty 

£25 is enough to pay for somebody experiencing poverty to share their story as a video online

£50 could help train a person in poverty to engage with the media or become a community leader

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