The UK government applauded Manchester star Marcus Rashford for his contribution to the debate around poverty by giving free meal vouchers to over 1.3 million children.

Manchester star Marcus Rashford is helping children against food poverty with his campaign. Rushford’s campaign aimed at urging the government to fund free meals to the children during the school lockdown. UK Prime Minister had rejected his plea of children who qualified to receive food vouchers scheme during the COVID period.

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He wrote an open letter to all the MP’s asking them to make a U-turn and help children get free meals at the school during these difficult times.

He urged the government to do the right things and to take a U-turn in helping the vulnerable families and give them one less thing to worry about. Claiming that it is just one step towards helping eradicate one major issue, child poverty, Rashford suggested how giving a child free-meal would be helpful as he was once in the same situation. He explained that it was an important step as many families have lost their jobs during the pandemic and it is especially important during such difficult times that the government sees to it that no child goes hungry.

His efforts through the campaign have ensured about 1.3 million children to get free meal vouchers during the holidays.

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