Marcus Rashford: Feeding low-income families

By Elkanah Nyauma

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Giving back to the community is something that has existed for many centuries and we all know it. But with life moving so fast, it is easy to be caught up with the busy world and forget the important things that we do that make the world a place to adore, the things we must do.

From a humble life

 

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Facts

Marcus Rashford, now 23 years, is a Manchester United and England footballer.

He has been providing free meals in England schools during holidays and giving support to low-income families, a thing that has led to big changes in government policy. 

Marcus was made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2020. 

MBE stands for “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” which is the British order of the noblemen, awarding contributions to works of charity, art, science, among other good contributions. 

Feeding the children: The campaign to tackle child hunger.

“There were times when there wasn’t any food, so you’d just go to sleep. The people that were closest to me knew about the situation me and my family were going through, but my team-mates and coaches didn’t.” ~ Marcus Rashford via BBC.

The growth, rise, and blessings of Rashford 

Rashford, the superstar: It goes without saying that your deeds will follow you

Opinion

Generosity should be a part of our everyday life and society.

Companies and organisations that are not yet doing anything for the community should start giving back like youths like Rashford among others are doing. Some of the things they can do include:

  • Participating in worthwhile fundraisers and organising charity events
  • Visiting people in prison and talking to them
  • Empowering and supporting needy children
  • Providing resources and supporting education to youths from marginalised areas
  • People should give back to the community.

You can fulfill your purpose, anyhow, as long as your anyhow is “doing the right thing”.

How do you know my purpose/reason for existence? Easy. Follow your heart.

Whatever motivates you is what you feel deep in your heart; the solutions you want to bring/see in the world. That is your purpose in life. Nothing much, nothing else.

 

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