Food banks’ stark warning to government: we can’t do this alone

Food banks will be unable to keep pace with spiralling demand for emergency food parcels from the growing numbers of low-income families struggling with coronavirus-related economic hardship, the UK’s largest food bank network has warned.

The Trussell Trust said although food banks had managed to handle a record 81% increase in demand for food parcels in recent weeks – including a 122% increase in children relying on food aid – maintaining the service through an extended period of economic recession would be unsustainable.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian

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