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Press Releases


25/11/2015: Trussell Trust welcomes decision not to implement cuts to tax credits

18/11/2015: Foodbank use still at record levels as hunger remains major concern for low income families

30/10/2015: Foodbanks roll out financial triage service funded by Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert

28/10/2015: Trussell Trust responds to Department for Work and Pension's comments about placing advisors in foodbanks

25/06/2015: Trussell Trust responds to the latest government data on households in poverty

18/06/2015: Trussell Trust responds to the Communities, Equality, Local Government Committee Inquiry into Poverty in Wales

05/06/2015: Trussell Trust reacts to High Court ruling on Personal Independence Payments disability benefit delay 

24/04/2015: npower set to launch the nation’s first Fuel Bank trial

22/04/2015: Trussell Trust Foodbank Use Tops One Million

06/04/2015: Trussell Trust response to The Sun

08/12/2014: 'Feeding Britain Report could turn the tide on UK hunger says Trussell Trust'

23/11/2014: Low income and welfare problems see foodbank numbers rise by 38% despite economic recovery

19/11/2014: 'Emergency Use Only' Foodbank Report

22/08/2014: School holidays leave kids hungry for three meals a day

12/08/2014: Foodbanks launch radical new 'financial triage' pilot funded by Martin Lewis

12/06/2014: Trussell Trust Chairman gives hard-hitting evidence to Panel on Independence of Voluntary Sector

25/04/2014: Trussell Trust overwhelmed by kindness of public as donations soar following MoS piece

20/04/2014: Trussell Trust response given to Mail on Sunday ahead of their article

16/04/2014: Latest foodbank figures hit 900,000, and this is the tip of the iceberg

16/12/2013: Briefing for MPs ahead of debate on 18th December

05/12/2013: 500,000 turn to foodbanks since April 2013

16/10/2013 Tripling in foodbank usage sparks Trussell Trust to call for an inquiry

04/09/2013 ‘DWP has broken agreement between Jobcentres and foodbanks' says Trussell Trust following PMQs 

11/07/2013 Tesco food appeal collects 3.5 million meals for people in need

11/07/2013 Increasing numbers turning to foodbanks since April's welfare reforms

01/07/2013 1 in 5 parents struggling to feed their children

01/07/2013 Trussell Trust named Britain's Most Admired Charity

24/04/2013 Biggest ever increase in numbers helped by foodbanks

06/04/2013 Trolleys to help stop UK food poverty

18/03/2013 UK Foodbanks launch £1M emergency appeal ahead of welfare reforms

05/03/2013 Kellogg's report highlights levels of UK food poverty

06/02/2013 Trussell Trust disturbed by Downing Street's comments on hunger

16/10/2012 100,000 Britons fed by foodbanks in six months

24/08/2012 Statement on Trussell Trust's position regarding changes to Social Fund

09/08/2012 'Don't ignore hunger on our doorstep' foodbanks warn ahead of Hunger Summit

26/04/2012 Foodbanks double numbers fed in one year

04/04/2012 Bankers run to help foodbanks feed UK hungry

28/03/2012 New UK foodbank launched every four days!

03/05/2011, updated 27/09/2011 50 per cent increase in numbers fed by foodbanks

20/12/2010 Jobcentre Plus to give foodbank vouchers to neediest cases

06/12/2010 Child Poverty: UK children face hunger at home

11/10/2010 Incapacity benefit reassessments likely to force families to foodbanks

11/09/2010 Roma homes destroyed in Bulgaria

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Foodbank Stats

Clarification on Trussell Trust figures

Foodbank Figures Top 900,000

Foodbank Figures Top 900,000