Twice a year we release stats about the number of emergency food supplies given to people in crisis by Trussell Trust foodbanks.
Mid year stats
April 2016 – September 2016
More than 500,000 three day emergency food parcels distributed to people in crisis in first half of 2016 – over 188,500 to children.
End of year stats
April 2015 – April 2016
Trussell Trust foodbank use remains at record high with over one million three-day emergency food supplies given to people in crisis in 2015/16.
“We didn’t know where our next meal was going to come from and we were really struggling.”
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