Marcus Rashford’s new Christmas goal should be applauded – The Yorkshire Post says

COUNTLESS children across Yorkshire will be able to enjoy a warm meal over Christmas thanks to the campaign being run by the footballer Marcus Rashford.

Even more will know how to access the help being provided by councils, food banks, churches and others after the striker starting chronicling schemes online with accompanying messages of support.

So adept at connecting with people, he said it’s important that “families know where to turn to seek support” and this is an example of social media’s power as a force for good.

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And it is why Rashford was spot on when he said: “This Christmas is going to be so tough for so many. For over a million households who have fallen off the pay-roll, this year Christmas will be faced with confusion and sadness. If we can do one thing this Christmas, let’s be kind and understanding.”

Marcus Rashford's campaign work has been inspired by the FareShare charity.

As such, The Yorkshire Post salutes him – and all those following his example – for showing the true meaning of Christmas in good times and bad.

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Marcus Rashford is the Manchester United and England striker.