Food poverty

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

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot
Paul McNamee

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot

Now that even schools are running food banks it’s clear that we have normalised food poverty. This shames our country, but here’s what the new monarch could do to help

Free school meals: Everything you need to know
Free school meals

Free school meals: Everything you need to know

We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and whether they are available over the holidays

Food from cancelled Mercury Prize will feed homeless people after nominee Self Esteem steps in
Mercury Music Prize

Food from cancelled Mercury Prize will feed homeless people after nominee Self Esteem steps in

‘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

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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’

Iceland loan scheme to support shoppers receives 50,000 applications in first week
Cost of living crisis

Iceland loan scheme to support shoppers receives 50,000 applications in first week

Tom Kerridge’s top tips for saving money when cooking
Summer survival guide

Tom Kerridge’s top tips for saving money when cooking

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes
Summer survival guide

How do you cook for your family on a tight budget? All you need to know about finding cheap recipes

Supermarket Iceland is offering loans to help people with their food shop
Food Poverty

Supermarket Iceland is offering loans to help people with their food shop

Man on hunger strike pleads with the government to ‘wake up’ to the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Man on hunger strike pleads with the government to ‘wake up’ to the cost of living crisis

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills

Half of young people have gone to bed hungry in the last 12 months
Cost of living crisis

Half of young people have gone to bed hungry in the last 12 months

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All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’
TV

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’

Almost 200,000 tonnes of food was wasted in the UK last year
Food waste

Almost 200,000 tonnes of food was wasted in the UK last year

Eating disorder charity says cost of living crisis has led to increase in calls
Cost of living crisis

Eating disorder charity says cost of living crisis has led to increase in calls

Food price comparison site that helps ‘hundreds of thousands of people’ faces closure
Cost of living crisis

Food price comparison site that helps ‘hundreds of thousands of people’ faces closure

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis

People are eating less healthy food because of the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

People are eating less healthy food because of the cost of living crisis

Food poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions
Social Justice

Food poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions

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‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices
Food poverty

‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

Why food prices are increasing so much
Cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

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