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Press release   •   May 03, 2019 10:05 BST

The Warrington Music Festival will fundraise for Action Against Hunger's MealTickets campaign over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Warrington Music Festival is supporting the MealTickets live music fundraising campaign for international humanitarian charity Action Against Hunger.

Warrington band The Winachi Tribe, the mighty Black Grape and Clint Boon of XS Radio are keen supporters of the MealTickets campaign, with both headlining the Warrington Music Festival this weekend. The Warrington Music Festival has pledged to help raise funds for the MealTickets campaign throughout the weekend, raising money to save the lives of malnourished children across the world.

Fans will also be able to donate and enter a competition on entry, to win signed artist merchandise, tickets to future gigs and a voucher for £50 kindly donated by Golden Square.

91 pence from every pound raised will go directly towards the many life-saving projects that Action Against Hunger runs around the world.

MealTickets campaign officer, Deborah Faulkner said: “We are thrilled that Warrington Music Festival is supporting Action Against Hunger by helping us raise money through the MealTickets campaign. With campaign supporters Black Grape and The Winachi Tribe both headlining, it is the perfect opportunity to show the impact this music campaign has on saving the lives of children suffering severe malnutrition in humanitarian emergencies worldwide.

Clint Boon has supported the campaign from the beginning and will be telling fans how to enter the competition to win amazing prizes from the headlining bands and the Golden Square shopping centre. It’s great to team up with WMF, Golden Square, The Warrington BID and not forgetting the generous people of Warrington, to create real change for children living in crisis.”

To Donate £3 Text FOOD4 to 70660.

Text costs £3 plus network charge. Action Against Hunger receives 100% of your donation. Charity No 1047501

  • Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organisation that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children and work with their communities before and after disaster strikes. We ensure that everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable people to provide for themselves and we constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing our knowledge and expertise with the world. We push for long-term change. We will never give up. Until the world is free from hunger.
  • There are more than 50 million children in the world suffering from malnutrition, but just one fifth of them receive treatment. 
  • Action Against Hunger works in nearly 50 countries, providing lifesaving treatment to children suffering from malnutrition.
    £1 funds one day’s worth of life-saving, therapeutic food to treat a severely malnourished child.
    £25 funds an emergency shelter for a family of six.
    £42 funds the therapeutic food needed to save the life of a severely malnourished child.
    £570 funds a water hand-pump that can drill down to 45 metres.
    £11,393 funds emergency health kits including medication for 10,000 people for three months.
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