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The use of food banks in the UK rose dramatically in 2013/14, a report published on 9 June revealed. A gripping documentary shown on the same day focused on the experience of children living on or below the breadline.
The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and Church Action on Poverty have produced a resource for churches about food poverty.
“Channel 4’s Benefits Street programme shows why we need to stand alongside people in poverty," says the Director of Church Action on Poverty.
Church Action on Poverty has expressed "deep sadness" at the death of their former CEO, Paul Goggins MP, aged just 60 years.
Poverty and Homelessness Action Week 2014 will focus on the work of its partners - Scottish Churches Housing Action, Church Action on Poverty, and Housing Justice.
Church Action on Poverty's hard-hitting Christmas campaign is exposing the scandal of hunger in 21st-century Britain.
Today (15 October), a major new initiative to tackle predatory and irresponsible payday lenders was launched in Parliament.
Christian students applauded staff in a Manchester branch of Costa after the company paid its taxes, but vowed to keep up pressure on corporate tax avoiders.
Church leaders have written to MPs and MEPs calling for concerted action from all political parties to address the issue of tax justice.
Church Action on Poverty has launched a shocking new report which exposes the huge harm done by politicians and the media to poor and vulnerable people.