Footballer Marcus Rashford has vowed he’ll “hold preventing till no little one within the UK has to fret about the place their subsequent meal is coming from”.

The Manchester United striker has been working with charity FareShare through the coronavirus lockdown, which initially aimed to boost £100,000 to assist provide meals to youngsters who normally have free faculty meals, however are at the moment unable to entry them.

That concentrate on was reached in a matter of days and Rashford, 22, has already helped elevate greater than £20m for the charity.

The England worldwide introduced on social media on Thursday a brand new goal, to boost sufficient cash by the top of June to produce three million meals to weak individuals, has now been reached.

In a message to his followers on Twitter he wrote: “Guys, I’ve wonderful information!

“We had a objective that by finish of June we’d be capable of provide three million meals to weak individuals throughout the UK. At the moment we now have met the monetary objective to supply these meals. Thanks all a lot for the help.

“And while I am celebrating this, there’s a lot extra to do.

“Belief me after I say, I’ll hold preventing till no little one within the UK has to fret about the place their subsequent meal is coming from. That is England in 2020 and households need assistance.”

Final week, Rashford acquired a particular recognition award from the Excessive Sheriff of Better Manchester for his charity work.

He mentioned: “From being younger I knew that if I ever bought able that I might assist I’d and I am so pleased with what we have achieved to this point.”

He added: “We can’t cease till youngsters and their dad and mom now not have to fret about the place their subsequent meal is coming from.”


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