Twice a year we release stats about the number of emergency food supplies given to people in crisis by Trussell Trust foodbanks.
End of year stats
April 2017 – March 2018
“Benefit levels must keep pace with rising cost of essentials” urges The Trussell Trust after record increase in foodbank figures.
Mid year stats
April 2017 – September 2017
586,907 three day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in first half of this year, a 13% increase on the same period last year – 208,956 to children.
“We didn’t know where our next meal was going to come from and we were really struggling.”
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