“We are very concerned that the highly contagious new strain of Covid-19 could put food bank staff, volunteers, and the people they support at increased risk of infection and that self-isolating measures may involve the reduction in service or closure of food banks.”
Read our letter here.
83 independent food banks (of a total of at least 961 UK-wide) distributed a total of 354,613 emergency food parcels from February to November 2020 compared to 168,560 emergency food parcels from February to November 2019 -
a rise of 110% rise.
Read more here.