Food banks warn of 'busiest summer ever' after parcels handed out to children increase by 20 per cent in just a year

More than 5,000 food parcels were given to children throughout the 2018 summer holidays

Food banks could be facing their busiest ever summer holidays, the Trussell Trust have warned.

The organisation, which supports an estimated two-thirds of all food banks across the the UK, released new figures this morning (Tuesday, July 16), revealing the number of food parcels handed out to children grew by more than 20 per cent in just a year.

Across the South West, a total of 12,291...
source: Bristol Post

2019-07-22 10:38
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