Four Good Reasons to be a Friend of Reading Welfare Rights:
1. Because you Care
As you know, anyone can fall ill or lose their job, causing them to need the safety net of the welfare state. Sometimes people only need this support for a while, to help them back on their feet. However, their health problems are so catastrophic – and they really do need long-term aid in the form of state benefits. You probably already know that the benefits system is horribly unfair and often results in vulnerable people being denied the support they need. Reading Welfare Rights represents these people and fights their case at benefits tribunals in front of a judge. Please help us to continue to do this.
2. To Challenge the Stigma