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It is estimated that 82,000 children in London are not getting enough to eat every day. In 2019, The Childhood Trust launched the Big Dinner campaign to help children's charities provide hot, nutritious meals and snacks to children and young people at risk of food poverty. The campaign ran from 10th - 17th April and raised £256,034.

Campaign Outputs

  • 17,287 meals provided
  • 14,852 snacks provided
  • 3,446 children and young people supported

"We have amazingly positive feedback from clubs to say that serving the same meal to all the children brings about a feeling of social equality, it feels like eating together like a family at the same table"

The Akshaya Patra Foundation UK (Campaign Participant)