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Seventeen Going Under

SVP Has Received More Than 500 Calls, Daily, Since The Start Of The Year.

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It's expecting a 'wave' of calls for help.

Saint Vincent De Paul received more than 500 calls every day during the first three months of the year from people struggling to makes ends meet.

The charity is launching a special appeal for donations as it's expecting a 'wave' of calls for help.

It's also worried that the end of the moratorium on energy disconnections and evictions will cause even more hardship.

National President Rose McGowan says people who normally only get in touch at Christmas are now in constant contact for help with their bills:

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