(by David Skentelbery , Warrington Worldwide, 22nd September 2020)
Fifty Warrington children who are experiencing child poverty, social isolation and were at risk of “holiday hunger” during the school holidays are being given support thanks to a grant of £29,000 from West Lancashire Freemasons to Warrington Youth Club.
The charity runs a Boost Holiday Club which gives offers activities and healthy meals over the school holidays. They work in partnership with local agencies to identify children who are experiencing child poverty and at risk of not having regular and appropriate meals while away from school.
Free places at the club are offered discreetly to local families in need and includes return transport to the club, a healthy breakfast and lunch and a timetable of activities that promote social skills, health and…