The most recent figures released by charity the Trussell Trust showed that foodbank use was at an all-time high.
The number of people using food banks has surged during the coronavirus pandemic – and demand is expected to increase further.
HuffPost UK speaks to a family choosing between paying bills or buying food as Trussell Trust research reveals households at food banks are “locked in extreme poverty”.
More than 87,000 food parcels went to children during the break in 2018 - and the Trussell Trust charity expects even more to be handed out this year.
No money spent promoting Healthy Start scheme amid "fighting over Brexit", Trussell Trust and others tell government in angry letter.
Police say enquiries are ongoing after iPads, a hard drive, food and Christmas money were stolen.
Charity blames Universal Credit roll-out for surge.
'If we do not deliver then kids will not have any breakfast or dinner.'
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Where Universal Credit has seen full roll-out, demand for emergency food is rising even more sharply
1.3 million food parcels handed out, up 13%.