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New figures suggest 200,000 children have had to skip meals during the coronavirus pandemic.
Emma Shepherd, from south Wales, set up the campaign in her village. Here's how you can do it, too.
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The most recent figures released by charity the Trussell Trust showed that foodbank use was at an all-time high.
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At the same event, the foreign secretary was booed and laughed at by a room of constituents as he explained his party’s Brexit plans.
One child's heartbreaking letter to Santa asked for a house and food for her family.
Over the last seven years, we've given out 370,773 meals, 40% to children – if we had a birthday wish, we'd wish no one needed our help any more
Universal Credit, the largest welfare reform in a generation was supposed to make receiving benefits and getting back into work easier but for many this has had the opposite effect. Delays in payments, sanctions and underpayments have seen a rise in people being forced to use food banks, falling into rent arrears and even homelessness. Drawing on the experiences of those in The Wirral, where there’s been a 32% increase in food bank use since the roll out of UC in November 2017, volunteer groups like Fans Supporting Foodbanks and local politicians in Liverpool, are bracing themselves for the full rollout of universal credit.
He raised a whopping £680 which he split between two local foodbanks.