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  • BBC Newsnight features Little Village

    “It’s felt like I’ve been living in a nightmare” Ella-Mae Michalski, one of the mums’ we support tells Newsnight’s UK Editor Katie Razzall about life in lockdown. Sophia Parker, our Chief Executive and Founder was also interviewed about the educational

    Watch the film here

  • Mail+ features Little Village

    Mail+ has featured us as Corona Heroes! Watch Sophia Parker, our Chief Executive and Founder describe our work operating as a “Virtual Village” during the Coronavirus pandemic.  

    Watch the film here.

  • Little Village launches exciting, new #SofaForaging fundraising campaign today!

    Families across the country are being challenged to set a timer for five minutes, pull away the sofa cushions, and forage for small change. Parents, children, and anyone else participating are being asked to donate any reclaimed change to Little

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  • Channel 4 News report

    We carried out a survey on the impact of coronavirus on children living in poverty – the findings paint a bleak picture. That’s why the work of Little Village is important now, more than ever.

    Watch this report by Jackie Long of Channel 4 News to find out more.

  • How coronavirus is affecting children in poverty

    Children living in poverty are likely to be profoundly affected across the board – socially, emotionally and financially as a result of the coronavirus. Here at Little Village we’ve recently conducted a detailed, snap-shot survey of 131 professionals such as

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  • Little Village in the i

    “My kids are finding it really stressful because they are used to a routine, especially Harry”, mum Naomi tells Heather Saul, from the i. Read the story, which features Little Village in action during lockdown.  

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  • Cycling one million metres for Little Village!

    Fitness fanatic Anthony Powell is set to take on the fitness challenge of a lifetime when he cycles one million metres in a bid to raise £10,000 for us on the 23rd July. We’ve seen some pretty amazing challenges but

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  • Little Village welcomes Baby Sussex

    We’re delighted to hear of the safe arrival of Baby Sussex earlier today. At the tender age of one day old he has already helped hundreds of the babies and kids we support through the #GlobalSussexBabyShower campaign.

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  • Press release: #GlobalSussexBabyShower

    We’re absolutely thrilled to have been selected as one of four charities the Duke and Duchess are encouraging people to donate to as part of the grassroots #GlobalSussexBabyShower campaign.

    Press release

  • Thank you Meghan and Harry!

    We are honoured to have been selected as one of four charities the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are encouraging people to support as part of the #GlobalSussexBabyShower. Thank you for all your support! It’s been amazing.

    Read more here

  • Our CEO is on Channel 4 News

    Sophia was invited to comment on the latest child poverty figures, which show that more children than ever are living below the breadline. She argues that poverty blights lives and diminishes childhoods.

    Watch the piece here

  • Front page of The Mirror

    Amid the Brexit crisis, the government released the latest stats on child poverty, showing a worrying rise. The Daily Mirror came to meet us to hear more from the frontline. We’ve already supported 700 families this year.

    Read the article here

  • Little Village turns 3 amid shocking levels of poverty

    To mark our third birthday, we are today releasing new figures showing a huge increase in the number of families we see. We expect the trend to continue in 2019. The number of families seen by Little Village rose from

    Press release

  • The Sun features Little Village

    It reveals that around 1 in 100 families in the UK have had to visit a ‘baby bank’ like Little Village to get essential items for their babies and toddlers, and that there are now over 100 such organisations across

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  • Press release: Little Village on Channel 4’s Dispatches

    Baby Banks: Born on the Breadline is a Channel 4 Dispatches programme that Little Village developed with the channel, exploring the rise of baby banks since the introduction of austerity.

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  • Sunday Mirror features Little Village

    The Sunday Mirror wrote a features piece about our work at Little Village, as it emerged that 35,000 families have used a baby bank for essential items for their kids this year alone.

    Read the article here

  • Hidden homelessness

    On World Homeless Day, our Chief Executive Sophia writes about the blight of ‘hidden homelessness’. Across London, over 87,000 children are growing up in hostels and temporary accommodation.

    Read more here

  • Check out our new short film!

    The lovely folk at Blake House Film Co-operative worked with us to produce a new 2 minute film all about our work at Little Village.

    Watch it here

  • The five ‘I’s of poverty

    Our Chief Executive Sophia spoke about the five ‘I’s of modern poverty at a conference exploring society, technology and equality and you can read her speech by clicking below.

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  • Why we do what we do

    As we reopen after our summer break, our Chief Executive Sophia writes about why we do what we do here at Little Village. It’s all about love, solidarity and sustainability.

    Read more here

  • The rise of in-work poverty

    Channel 4 News ran an in-depth story about the rise of ‘in-work’ poverty – which now affects two thirds of all children living below the breadline. It featured two of the families we’ve supported.

    Watch it here

  • BBC London come to visit

    We were delighted to welcome BBC London to our Wandsworth site. Watch their short film about us here, where they interview Chelsea and Neo, and talk to our Chief Executive Sophia.

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