Twice a year we release stats about the number of emergency food supplies given to people in crisis by Trussell Trust food banks.
End of year stats
April 2018 – March 2019
Record 1.6m food bank parcels given to people in past year as the Trussell Trust calls for end to Universal Credit five week wait
Mid year stats
April 2019 – September 2019
The Trussell Trust’s food bank network provided 823,145 emergency food parcels to people in crisis between April and September 2019, a 23% increase on the same period in 2018.
“We didn’t know where our next meal was going to come from and we were really struggling.”
The Trussell Trust is a leading voice on UK poverty and hunger. Please visit the Press & Media page to find out more.