Footballer Marcus Rashford to receive Sports Personality recognition

Footballer Marcus Rashford to receive Sports Personality recognition

Marcus Rashford will receive a special award as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony next month for his efforts to raise awareness of child food poverty in the UK. The 23-year-old’s campaign has earned widespread admiration, with his work to ensure that free meals are provided…

BBC One to air documentary on Marcus Rashford in December

BBC One to air documentary on Marcus Rashford in December

The BBC will broadcast a documentary about English footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign against child food poverty. The 23-year-old Manchester United star has won high praise and an MBE for his ongoing efforts to ensure that no child goes hungry. His campaign this month prompted the government to withdraw to announce…

Marcus Rashford named on prestigious Football Black List 2020

Marcus Rashford named on prestigious Football Black List 2020

Marcus Rashford’s tireless campaign to tackle childhood food poverty has earned him a place on the prestigious Football Black List. The Manchester United and England forward made the 2020 list – which celebrates the positive influences of the black community in the sport – for his work in successfully lobbying…

Marcus Rashford sets up child food poverty taskforce with supermarkets

Marcus Rashford sets up child food poverty taskforce with supermarkets

Marcus Rashford is spearheading a task force on the issue of child food poverty and is warning of “devastating” effects on the stability of the country if action is not taken quickly. The Manchester United and England striker was successful in campaigning for free school meal vouchers to be provided…