Marcus Rashford MBE

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British Govt Supports Marcus Rashford's Free School Meal Campaign

The British government on November 7 supported footballer Marcus Rashford's #endchildfoodpoverty campaign to provide free meals to school children during the winter holidays. The government has decided to provide a financial grant of $220 million to the campaign. Rashford stated he was "overwhelmed" by the decision and added, "There is still so much more to do." Earlier, the Parliament has refused to extend the free school meals until Easter… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 08:19 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Marcus Rashford, UK, Pm Boris, Child Hunger

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Leeds United

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Leeds United Football Club Donates £25,000 For Free School Meals Campaign

Inspired by Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford MBE, players of the Leeds United Football Club (LUFC) have donated £25,000 for free school meals campaign. A campaign was launched with #endchildfoodpoverty after Rashford's request for extension of free school meals till easter 2021 got rejected. However, Rashford's… read-more

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 01:37 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Marcus Rashford, Leeds United Football Club, Child Hunger, campaign

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Marcus Rashford

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Queen Elizabeth Honours Marcus Rashford With MBE For School Meals Campaign

Queen Elizabeth II has honoured Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford with Member of the Order of the British Empire for his contribution towards ensuring school meals for children during the COVID pandemic. Reportedly, he campaigned to extend the supply of free school meals, and raised  £20 million for the cause. Rashford said, "I feel like I'm still at the beginning of the journey that I set out to achieve."

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 06:13 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Queen Elizabeth II, Marcus Rashford, MBE, Child Hunger, Covid-19

Courtesy: ESPN

Emmy Award

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Emmy Awards to Contribute $2.8 Million to Combat Child Hunger

Emmy Awards has planned to contribute a sum of $2.8 million to fight child hunger. This was decided after the broadcasting services vowed to donate $100,000 for each Emmy they win. Moreover, the academy is also contributing a sum of 500,000 USD. This money will be donated No Kid Hungry, a team working to fight child hunger during the pandemic. The 72nd Emmy Awards will be broadcasted on September 20.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 06:11 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Emmy Award, Child Hunger, Donations, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Indian Express