appeals, campaigns, food, hunger, poverty

Food bank seeks partnerships with local businesses

North Ayrshire Foodbanks is looking to develop donating partnerships with local businesses. North Ayrshire Foodbanks has been assisting on average 5,000 persons since 2012. One third of those assisted are children under the age of 18. In addition, the food bank spearheaded the summer activity club programme offering free meals to those facing holiday time […]

food, hunger, poverty

New report reveals full extent of food bank use in UK

A new report produced by West Cheshire Foodbanks presents one of the most systematic and detailed explorations yet conducted of people receiving emergency food in the UK. Evidence was gathered from two years of collaborative research exploring emergency food provision from the Trussell Trust in West Cheshire. The work builds on and updates their 2015 report and combines […]