Food Banks

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is ‘second most powerful country in the world’. That’s ‘hilarious propaganda’
Politics

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is ‘second most powerful country in the world’. That’s ‘hilarious propaganda’

A bizarre Tory ad claims the UK is the ‘second most powerful country in the world’. To say it’s backfired would be an understatement

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late
Sabine Goodwin

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late

The chancellor gave in to pressure to extend the household support fund to September at the Spring Budget. It’s a drop in the ocean when it comes to the UK’s poverty crisis, writes Independent Food Aid Network’s Sabine Goodwin

‘It’s not just wonky veg’: Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty
Food poverty

‘It’s not just wonky veg’: Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty

This ‘gang of gleaners’ salvage produce from farms and growers to redistribute to food banks, feeding 12,000 hungry people every week

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows
Benefits

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows

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More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can’t afford it
Food banks

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can’t afford it

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us
Helen Barnard

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must
Heather Buckingham

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must

5 ways to fix a broken UK – from universal credit to an urgent general election
Hope for 2024

5 ways to fix a broken UK – from universal credit to an urgent general election

There’s a hidden problem with supermarkets campaigning for food banks at Christmas
Food banks

There’s a hidden problem with supermarkets campaigning for food banks at Christmas

Food bank volunteers at breaking point as demand rises: ‘We must absorb the sadness and soldier on’
Charlotte White

Food bank volunteers at breaking point as demand rises: ‘We must absorb the sadness and soldier on’

Here’s how to donate to a food bank near you this winter
Food banks

Here’s how to donate to a food bank near you this winter

Food banks ask people to ‘pray for them’ ahead of worst winter on record: ‘Our shelves are empty’
Cost of living crisis

Food banks ask people to ‘pray for them’ ahead of worst winter on record: ‘Our shelves are empty’

Food bank says people are turning to sex work and taking out dangerous loans due to cost of living
Cost of living crisis

Food bank says people are turning to sex work and taking out dangerous loans due to cost of living

Food banks are helping hundreds of thousands of UK children to survive, data shows
Cost of living crisis

Food banks are helping hundreds of thousands of UK children to survive, data shows

In these constant waves of crisis, Big Issue is needed more than ever
Paul McNamee

In these constant waves of crisis, Big Issue is needed more than ever

Young woman says she ‘unravelled’ when cost of living meant she couldn’t keep herself clean
Cost of living crisis

Young woman says she ‘unravelled’ when cost of living meant she couldn’t keep herself clean

Food banks brace for ‘worst winter yet’ as record numbers need help amid cost of living crisis
Food banks

Food banks brace for ‘worst winter yet’ as record numbers need help amid cost of living crisis

The Felix Project: How one charity is tackling food waste and hunger in London – and offering hope
Cost of living crisis

The Felix Project: How one charity is tackling food waste and hunger in London – and offering hope

How Manchester City fans boycotted the Community Shield and funded a food bank for the summer
Nick Clarke

How Manchester City fans boycotted the Community Shield and funded a food bank for the summer

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services
Food banks

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services

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Could food banks be relegated to the history books?
Sabine Goodwin

Could food banks be relegated to the history books?

How the Scottish government is hoping to end the need for food banks
Food banks

How the Scottish government is hoping to end the need for food banks

As ‘I, Daniel Blake’ hits the stage, here’s why it’s needed more than ever
Theatre

As ‘I, Daniel Blake’ hits the stage, here’s why it’s needed more than ever

Amateur writers baffled as they raise £20,000 for food banks through Amazon loophole
Activism

Amateur writers baffled as they raise £20,000 for food banks through Amazon loophole