Manchester United's Marcus Rashford steps up drive to provide meals for kids

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on June 17, 2020
England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford stepped up his campaign Tuesday for the government to extend free school meals for the poorest children, drawing widespread support amid concerns about families struggling during the coronavirus lockdown. Rashford used an article in The Times newspaper to plead with Prime...

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Published on June 17, 2020 -  02:33
Marcus Rashford: The Footballer Using His Platform For Change
Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford has hit the headlines, campaigning until the government made a U-turn on their decision to not extend free school meals into the summer. The Premier League striker took up the campaign following his own experiences of being a recipient when he was young. The campaign continues the 22-year-old’s community efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, as he’s raised money for charities and given his support to help the homeless in Manchester.

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