Fund for Social Justice

Manchester Central Foodbank, the first student-led foodbank in the country, was established almost five years ago as a project of the Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy. Over the last five years the foodbank has provided food for over 14,300 individuals, of whom over 5,400 were children. And in the last six months alone it has provided food for over 2,000 people, of whom over 700 were children.As the fifth anniversary approaches, foodbank manager Amy Wisenfeld was asked if she could...
OriginsThe Jesuit Fund for Social Justice (JFSJ) was established in 1992 by the then Provincial of the British Jesuits. He intended the Fund to be at the disposal of Jesuits working in Britain in social justice ministry, and to enable other Jesuits to become involved in new social justice works. JFSJ has supported Jesuits in many varied projects: refugee work, homelessness, reconciliation, and much more.Today the social justice work of the Society of Jesus in Britain involves more than...