Help us make hunger a thing of the past
In the last year, the Trussell Trust’s food bank network distributed 1.6 million three-day emergency food parcels to people in crisis, a 19% increase on the previous year.
More than half a million of these went to children.
This is unacceptable.
Going to bed hungry
Missing meals to feed the children
Not having enough income to cover the basics
Having to be referred to a food bank
Will you stand with us and help make hunger and poverty in the UK a thing of the past?
This can change
1.6 million emergency food parcels is not, and never will be acceptable. No charity can replace the dignity of having enough money to buy your own food. We need to ensure that everyone has enough money coming in to cover the cost of essentials, whether from secure work that pays the real Living Wage or a benefits system that anchors people from being swept into poverty.
Your support can help fight poverty in three ways:
2. More than food
helping people get the support that allows them to get back on their feet