We have been learning about the reasons why more and more people in the UK are using food banks. We found out that high food prices, low wages and the new benefit cuts and sanctions are the main reasons. Before the October week we visited West Dunbartonshire Community Food Share, we found out that over 200 bags of food are given to people in the local area every week! Our teacher asked us if we were surprised at the high number, most of us were shocked. Every week, 6 of primary 7a and primary 7b will visit the distribution centre in Dumbarton to help sort the food and put it into bags. We will be helping the local community as well as developing skills for the future.
We are the Super 7’s from St.Eunan’s Primary and we are using this blog to share our learning journey with you . We are learning about food justice and food inequality and we are focussing on no. 2 of the #Global Goals -No Hunger. We’re angry that in the 21st century people globally and even in our own community, are suffering from hunger. We will be working in partnership with West Dunbartonshire Community Food Share, more to follow on this!
Kerry, Daniel and Connor
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