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Our work to overcome child poverty was the top story throughout the day on BBC Look North on 20th December.

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Rolling out the welcome mat – introducing our new starters!

We’re thrilled to welcome the latest additions to our team, Tabitha, Papaya and Josiah, our Graduate Interns, and Helen, the latest member of our cookery team. We can’t wait for them to showcase their experience, expertise and enthusiasm! Let’s get to know them a little better…

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I’m a Somebody

“Before this group, I felt like a nobody. Now I feel like somebody.” This was the answer 8-year-old Evie gave when asked about the difference our Activity-Based Mentoring Group had made for her. This sums up for us why we do what we do. Everyone deserves to know that they matter, whatever their circumstances and challenges.

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Slow Cooker Appeal Update

We are immensely grateful to everyone who has contributed to our slow cooker appeal.

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Wrapping up 2022

What a great term it has been at FFL! We have been busy delivering our various groups and programmes around Leeds. Our families have loved coming along to the groups and have benefitted hugely from the activities and support from the FFL team.

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Thanks to Tall

We are so grateful for the amazing support given to us by Tall, the digital creative agency based in Leeds. Earlier this year they redeveloped our website for us, and we are thrilled with the results!

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Enhanced Volunteer Programme

This term we have been thrilled to start our latest Enhanced Volunteer Programme!

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Christmas Story Bag Appeal

Did you know that one in five children in the UK don't own their own book? The cost of living crisis is hitting families hard this Winter; particularly for families in the most deprived areas of Leeds where access to books is becoming even more limited. 

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Working together on the Leeds Food Strategy

We are really pleased to play a part in shaping the Leeds Food Strategy.

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Cost of Living: Flourishing Families share their work on BBC Breakfast

On the day that the new Prime Minister is announced, Flourishing Families was interviewed as part of BBC Breakfast’s feature on the cost of living crisis.

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Join our campaign

The cost of living crisis is hitting hard from every angle. Families are facing the impossible choice between putting food on the table and turning the heating on.

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Standing Together

It’s the start of the new academic year and we are excited to start our groups again at FFL! After a short pause over the summer, we are really looking forward to gathering with families to cook, create, learn and have fun!

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