Food Banks

These photos show life through the eyes of food bank users
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These photos show life through the eyes of food bank users

Hackney Foodbank gave some of their visitors cameras and asked them to take photos of the things that bring them joy. These are the results.

Gordon Brown steps in to help save one of the UK’s largest food banks from closure
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Gordon Brown steps in to help save one of the UK’s largest food banks from closure

We Care in south London is facing closure by Christmas unless it can raise £25,000 for its energy bills

How to volunteer at a food bank
Food banks

How to volunteer at a food bank

Thinking about volunteering at a food bank but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered

People can now donate the cost of a marmalade sandwich to a food bank
Queen Elizabeth

People can now donate the cost of a marmalade sandwich to a food bank

Volunteers and businesses set up temporary food banks to cover closures on day of Queen’s funeral
Food banks

Volunteers and businesses set up temporary food banks to cover closures on day of Queen’s funeral

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Teachers are setting up food banks in schools to help families in the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Teachers are setting up food banks in schools to help families in the cost of living crisis

Premier League clubs donate food from cancelled games to charity
Food banks

Premier League clubs donate food from cancelled games to charity

Food banks fear ‘a tragedy’ as weekend football cancelled following Queen’s death
Food banks

Food banks fear ‘a tragedy’ as weekend football cancelled following Queen’s death

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Now more regularly we hear about whole days without food’
Food banks

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Now more regularly we hear about whole days without food’

‘People will starve’: Food bank volunteers and guests fear ‘breaking point’ as the cost of living crisis spirals
Cost of living crisis

‘People will starve’: Food bank volunteers and guests fear ‘breaking point’ as the cost of living crisis spirals

National Food Bank Day: ‘Our greatest wish is for our help not to be needed’
National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day: ‘Our greatest wish is for our help not to be needed’

Community food bank fights eviction by property developer
Food banks

Community food bank fights eviction by property developer

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘This year, there has been no lull. Just a steady increase’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘This year, there has been no lull. Just a steady increase’

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‘You almost didn’t think it could get worse. But it has’: The workers on the frontline of the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘You almost didn’t think it could get worse. But it has’: The workers on the frontline of the cost of living crisis

Diary of a food bank manager: Summer usually provides some respite. Not this year
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: Summer usually provides some respite. Not this year

Food banks forced to close as UK heatwave sees temperatures soar
Food banks

Food banks forced to close as UK heatwave sees temperatures soar

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Are we normalising food banks?’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Are we normalising food banks?’

Exclusive: BT call centre sets up ‘food bank’ for its own staff
Low pay

Exclusive: BT call centre sets up ‘food bank’ for its own staff

Diary of a food bank manager: We registered our oldest ever guest, born in 1919
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: We registered our oldest ever guest, born in 1919

Cost of living crisis: Three quarters of Britons worried about rising cost of food, study finds
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis: Three quarters of Britons worried about rising cost of food, study finds

Diary of a food bank manager: Government measures are a start, not a solution
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: Government measures are a start, not a solution

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Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘MPs’ comments do not relate in any way to what we see’

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act
Paul McNamee

Poverty is being normalised. We can’t keep depending on good people to fix it. The government must act

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can’t cook or budget properly
Food banks

Tory MP claims people use food banks because they can’t cook or budget properly

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table
Cost of living crisis

One in five households with children are struggling to put food on the table

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