English Footballer Marcus Rashford, topped the Giving List compiled by Sunday Times after he donated millions to fight food poverty. Although the 23-year-old is doing well in his career, topping this list is a great dear. His donations alongside others inspired by his efforts towards fighting food poverty amount to a total sum of $28 million.
Marcus has inspired a lot of Brits with his act of giving. When the second wave started in the UK, the star footballer challenged the proposal of the government to reduce spending towards free school lunches.
The Manchester United striker has been doing well in recent seasons. Marcus who experienced hunger while growing up knew that disadvantage children often depend on lunches they receive at school for calories.
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The English footballer received the Professional Footballers Merit Award and Prime Minister Boris Johnson recommended him as one of the people that deserve to receive an MBE (Member of the British Empire). According to Marcus, he had never thought of receiving an MBE at a very young age.
What Marcus has done over the last 12 months is incredible before a recent game. He has battled against food poverty, given a voice to kids who otherwise wouldn’t have one, and used his own reputation for the benefit of others.Liverpool team captain Jordan Henderson
Marcus has continued in his good deeds, setting up the Child Food Poverty Task Force and also partnering with some of the biggest supermarkets in the country to help eradicate childhood hunger.