"reading through the feeds on twitter i find it shocking why does it take Marcus Rashford to bring awareness to the situation is one thought and the day schools break up the councils that jumped up for the publicity shocked me why wait until then us single parents (parents ) have already had the worry's way before they break up mine was Monday at the beginning of the week i like to think ahead, thats why i took the plunge and spent this weeks rent i need shopping for this week and in particular next week, the worry has already been done they dont realise the last hour thing makes me wonder they dont actualy know what its like on the breadline and below. then after i jumped onto a post by Laura Farris MP because she voted against then in a live video feed this morning she responded with the reasoning even though i am not in her area (but i still wanted to make a point)in her reply she said local authority's have a sum included in their funding to provide this and it was up to them ...this i am wondering about.... then after a discussion with a friend about food banks and stigma she said some are frightened to go to a food bank incase they inform social services (but i have noticed some food banks have a rule you must have a referral which kind of makes it harder ya damned if you do and starve if ya dont for some... then i just found out there is a food bank open on my estate opened or attended y Charlotte Crosby (Geordie shore) ive never heard of it it round the corner almost but then we are back to the stigma do i or anyone else might have the same thoughts do i need a referral ? i would shy away from asking for a referral because of the social service thing..

even though needed sometimes there has got to be people worse off (but then refer to my Monday i needed some then to get till end of month)

so that Been on same estate some might be paranoid to use it because of been seen by others they know on the estate its location is near busy shops.

why ive never heard about it i dont know

but i am stubborn sod i dont want anyone looking at me thinking i am not coping or providing for my girl something i pride myself in doing but it is getting harder
then there the CMS service what a joke march i raised a query of non payment got a response two weeks ago so that aint helped much either through all of this

gonna stop going off topic till the next one Ted s"

Ted S
Oct 24, 2020

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