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Supporting families during the school holidays

30 July 2015

The summer holidays can be a tough time for the family food budget. A recent survey showed that six out of ten parents with household incomes of less than £25,000 admitted they aren’t always able to afford food outside of term time.

As a social business we want to support people as much as we can. That's why this August we teamed up with OpenDoors to put on a whole range of activities, providing food to children and families who need it as well as digital training. 

Our Community Champions are setting up pop-up shops to give out free food parcels and provide information and training in various skills from learning to cook healthy, nutritional food on a budget, to digital training. We want to provide our communities with more than just a food bank, so everyone who comes along will also have a chance to get involved in competitions and socialise with other people.

Other community activities we’re supporting are after school clubs, one o’clock clubs and church-based parent and toddler clubs, providing them with free food and refreshments.

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Red Kite Community Housing, Windsor Court, Kingsmead Business Park, High Wycombe, HP11 1JU

Red Kite Community Housing is the trading name of Red Kite Community Housing Limited, a charitable registered society which operates for the benefit of the community under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registered in England with the Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 31322R) and the Regulator of Social Housing (registration number 4682). VAT number 290 7410 06.