Remembering Ukraine

Remembering Ukraine

Two years on, the urgency of the situation in Ukraine cannot be understated. As the world marks the somber anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine,  it's crucial to acknowledge that the plight of Ukrainians remains as dire today as it was when the conflict escalated two years ago. The stark reality is that the crisis in Ukraine is far from over. Lives continue to be upended, communities shattered, and futures remain uncertain.

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Unstable Home, Unsettled Minds: The Mental Health Toll of Homelessness

Life without a stable home brings immense and intricate challenges to maintaining good mental health, and whilst the challenges faced by those affected by homelessness and displacement are often too vast for us to comprehend, the individuals, children and families in these situations need support, understanding, and compassion.  

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Warming Hearts This Winter - The Twelve Gifts of Kindness

We believe that in someone's hour of need, your support can be the most powerful force for positive change. While this Winter we continue our commitment to delivering everyday essentials such as nappies, period products, toiletries, warm coats, and clothing, our #TwelveGiftOfKindness Winter Appeal introduces the gifts that go beyond the material.  When you donate £10 you’re not just helping us deliver a 'gift for good' containing crucial items such as blankets, bedding, and essential clothing and footwear, you’re also delivering an invaluable gift for those who need it most, providing comfort, hope, and a renewed sense of purpose.

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Unmasking the Reality of In-Work Poverty

While having a job may seem like a ticket to financial security, almost 8 million people in the UK are struggling to make ends meet despite being employed.Rising prices in housing, healthcare, education, and basic necessities like food and fuel have pushed countless families to their financial limits. Even with a job, many find themselves juggling multiple part-time positions or facing bleak choices such as paying bills or buying groceries.

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Rising Poverty Rates Deepen The Mental Health Crisis

As we observe World Mental Health Day and reflect on the challenges that individuals face, it's crucial to remember that poverty is not just about economic hardship. It's a crisis that takes a profound toll on mental health, affecting millions of lives worldwide.

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Launching Gagauzia's first Soccer School

At Goods For Good, we stand for the power of sports to bring communities together and have a lasting impact.  Through our Sport For Good initiative, a significant step has been taken towards empowering the youth of Gagauzia, with the launch of the region's first soccer school.  We are proud to support our charity partner Hope4's in this life-changing project in Moldova.

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A Night of Hope and Solidarity for Ukraine

On Tuesday 5th September our CEO and Founder, Rosalind Bluestone MBE, and Head of Fundraising and Partnerships, Andrew Anastasiou, had the honour of attending an event at the House of Comms that truly embodied the spirit of compassion and support. Guests of Watford MP Dean Russell, the evening was nothing short of inspiring.

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A Childhood in the Shadows: The Struggles Faced by Children Living in Poverty in the UK

Growing up in poverty means facing a myriad of challenges that threaten a child’s well-being, education, and future opportunities. In the UK alone, the stark reality of poverty casts a long shadow over the lives of nearly five million children. These children find themselves trapped in a cycle of deprivation, where access to basic necessities and a stable environment are often luxuries.

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Back-to-School Blues: The Burden of School Uniform Costs Takes Its Toll

Amidst the backdrop of financial strain, the annual ritual of purchasing school uniforms has become an added hardship for many parents in the UK. In a nation where child poverty rates are unsettlingly high, the struggle to make ends meet has intensified, leaving many parents anxious about providing their children with the essentials they need for a successful academic year.

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A Struggle for Survival: The Unseen Realities of Ukrainian Families in the UK

In a world where the cost of living continues to rise, the challenge of making ends meet is an all too familiar story for many of the people we support. The stark contrast between government stipulations and the reality often leaves individuals struggling to bridge the gap,  as they find themselves grappling with rising expenses and stagnant wages. The result is a deeply troubling situation where many are left struggling to make ends meet, facing difficult decisions and sacrificing necessities just to get by.

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