Baroness Jenkin creating awareness

Last update: 13.05.12 First posted: 13.05.12 by in

We grow free food along the streets in, car parks and public spaces to start a conversation around food, to create awareness of our own food issues and those of others.
A friend of IET Baroness Jenkin is certainly raising awareness in her Come Dine with Me programme, Ann has currently raised £11,000 and over all the charity’s total was £250.000 last night, way surpassing last years £180,000 and they are expecting a lot more.
Here is a sneaky peek of Ann prepairing for her dinner party

Watch the dinner party in full at www.channel4.com

Yesterday the baroness prepared lunch for all her colleagues doing the challenge –Ann says she is full of admiration for them, especially Baroness D’Souza who as Lord Speaker presided over the State Opening of Parliament this week, and stuck to tap water at her own VIP reception. And the Bishop of Oxford who has done a lot of media on it too.
These are high profile people using there position to highlight an incredibly important issue.

Live Below the Line is an innovative awareness and fundraising campaign that’s making a huge difference in the fight against extreme poverty.

Quite simply, they are building a movement of passionate people willing and able to make a meaningful difference to those who need it most.

Live Below the Line is challenging individuals and communities to see how much change you can make out of £1. By living off just £1 per day for food for 5 days, you will be bringing to life the direct experiences of the 1.4 billion people currently living in extreme poverty and helping to make real change.

Think about that figure – 1.4 BILLION – that’s over 20 times the population of the UK – living every day in extreme poverty.

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