Father Alex Frost, vicar at Burnley St Matthew’s and his friend Pastor Mick Fleming from the Church on the Streets Ministry in the town were busy on BBC TV and radio this week, raising awareness about food poverty during the COVID-19 pandemic in Burnley.
There are some very deeply moving stories highlighted in the pieces and you will hear the emotions from those working tirelessly to help people who are really struggling at this time.
Round-up of key coverage:
How to help
Donations have been coming in thick and fast to support the ecumenical work in Burnley since the BBC News reports. If you want to help, the best way to make a financial donation for the work of St Matthew's is by using their on-line giving portal here.
Food poverty is a marathon, not a sprint, so if you want to help, please do not feel obliged to give immediately. Help is welcomed at any time of the year, so you can wait until January/ February time when the months are cold and people will still be in great need of support.