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Media Centre

Welcome to the Turn2us Media Centre where you'll find news and updates on our latest communications work.

Recent press releases

January 2018

Charity warning about rise in young carers
Average household spending masks high numbers who are struggling to make ends meet
Poverty leading people to live with failing household appliances
Margate man stages charity event in memory of his wife
High numbers using credit to buy basic household appliances

December 2017

Campaign to stop ‘no cooker Christmas’ 
Poverty leaving many struggling without home appliances
Stoke’s Julia raises hundreds of pounds for poverty charity

November 2017

Stoke woman puts her boots on the ground for poverty charity
Charity warns that interest rate rise is last straw for many financially vulnerable homeowners
Poverty charity says reducing wait for Universal Credit will have a significant impact 
Warning of high levels of winter deaths
Families under pressure need a lot of help

October 2017

Link between poverty and mental health highlighted for World Mental Health Day
National poverty charity Turn2us announces its new Chair
Many seeking charity’s help are struggling to feed themselves


Recent media coverage

26 February 2018 - Independent - Surge in public sector workers relying on charity handouts to make ends meet
26 January 2018 - Mirror - Number of pensioners seeking payday loans has doubled in just two years
7 January 2018 - Independent - Number of people requesting charitable grants to pay for basic items grows by 244% after government cuts
19 December 2017 - Metro - Here’s how you can help people without basic appliances this Christmas
19 December 2017 - Mirror - The Brits that are too poor to afford a fridge
15 December 2017 - BBC News - Families 'struggle' without washing machines

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Many are living without household appliances and it's having a serious impact - the Living Without campaign wants to change that.

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