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Many of the families whom Barnardos support are barely managing to pay their bills and provide the basic daily essentials.

They are having to decide between feeding themselves and their children, using the electricity or putting on the heating; an especially difficult decision when you have children.

Barnardos’ services are under enormous pressure. Our staff across the country are reporting a significant increase in families who are going hungry, who are living in cold homes and anxious about using the cooker or washing machine, for fear of a massive bill. Barnardos do not want to have to turn away from any child or family.

With your help, we can support and care for the most vulnerable children in Ireland this Winter.