Thousands more children relying on foodbanks during lockdown, charities warn

Food banks across the UK have supported record numbers of struggling families since lockdown measures were introduced, new figures show. The Trussell Trust are supporting thousands more families since lockdown began.  The Trussell Trust has recorded an 81 per cent increase in the number of people relying on support from 303 food banks in the charity’s network during the last two weeks of March compared with the same period last year. Read more.