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2.9 million children in poverty latest figures show

New figures published by the Department for Work and Pensions shows the high cost of housing is leading working families to be pushed over the poverty line.

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From earth to table, how local allotment growing is feeding people in poverty

On an allotment in Stretford, a group of friends lead by Kal Gill-Faci are spending most weekends clearing, weeding and getting the ground ready to

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Impact Report 2018

2018 has been a tremendous year for Pledge and the people we help. We’ve been involved in some fantastic projects, as well as directly benefiting

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Homeless in Manchester Exhibition

Back in November, we put together an exhibition at WeWork to mark the International Homelessness and Arts Summit and Festival. This week-long celebration organised by

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Homeless in Manchester Exhibition

After being invited to take part in the International Arts & Homelessness Festival, we began to think about what we could show to the public

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Sam’s Story

Sam, who is homeless in Manchester has been rough sleeping since he was 16, he spent most of his childhood in different children’s homes and

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Fin’s Story

Who are you? Hi, Finlay Hayes, I’m a Pledge ambassador. Which matter to you most when supporting a charity like Pledge? For me, it’s supporting

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Three ways to help people who are homeless

Everyone wants to help people who are homeless but sometimes finding out how to help most effectively can be a daunting task. Before we give

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What is poverty and how can you help right now

What is poverty in the UK? Defining poverty  Poverty in the UK is difficult to define. What we do know is that despite Great Britain

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Tech used for social good to solve Manchester’s most significant poverty challenges

A partnership between the coding school, Code Nation and charity Pledge will highlight common social issues in Greater Manchester that can be solved using technology. Regular

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