The Children’s Rights Alliance, with funding from the Bank of Ireland, established a food provision scheme to support the nutritional needs for children under the age of 6 years experiencing poverty and deprivation during the Covid-19 crisis.
The initiative targeted young children that are not already benefiting from sufficient direct food provision through another organisation or programme, or where their current provider is struggling to address need, 7 days a week for 4 weeks.
The programme focused on the provision of hot meals where possible as this is what young children prefer.
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Read the Food Provision Scheme Update for June to find out more about the organisations that received the grant and the impact it has had.