Category Archives: Social action

05 Apr
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UK can lead G8 in striking at causes of poverty, say religious leaders

Start of the 1000 day countdown to achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 deadline.

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19 Mar
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Easterhouse Salvation Army announce launch of local foodbank

Marked increase in requests for support including food parcels.

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18 Mar
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Church – community partnership raises £15,000 for Glasgow City Mission

Baptist church wanted to engage with residents in 1,000 new neighbouring homes.

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09 Mar
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Online financial support for Scottish families

Acts 435 is mediator between the people in need and donors who can offer money.

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06 Mar
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Kirk welcomes OFT’s final report on payday lenders

'Interest rates of up to 4000% are exploitative and have to stop.'

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06 Mar
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New resource to help congregations train unemployed people

Christians Against Poverty job clubs.

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28 Feb
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Glasgow minister appointed Tearfund vice-president

'This is a crucial year for the fight against poverty.'

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25 Feb
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Giving democracy a nudge with new app

Makes it easy to lobby MPs, petition governments and share latest campaign news.

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