Food Banks

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'
donate to a food bank
Food banks

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'

As the Trussell Trust reports record demand at their food banks, a disability benefits claimant shares his story of struggling to survive after an injury left him unable to work and reliant on social security and food banks
Tories won't let the UN investigate rise of food banks in UK. Labour must welcome them
Philip Alston UN investigates poverty, food poverty and food banks
Alex Firth

Tories won't let the UN investigate rise of food banks in UK. Labour must welcome them

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?
dwp
Sumi Rabindrakumar

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is 'second most powerful country in the world'. That's 'hilarious propaganda'
Politics

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is 'second most powerful country in the world'. That's 'hilarious propaganda'

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late
Sabine Goodwin

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late

'It's not just wonky veg': Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty
Food poverty

'It's not just wonky veg': Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund
food bank/ household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows
Close-up of woman's hands with empty wallet and utility bills.Many utility bills, coins and hands in a warm sweater holding an open wallet;
Benefits

DWP benefit sanctions have gotten tougher amid cost of living crisis, data shows

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it
Trussell Trust food banks
Food banks

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us
food bank
Helen Barnard

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must
trussell trust food banks
Heather Buckingham

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must

5 ways to fix a broken UK – from universal credit to an urgent general election
UK prime minister Rishi Sunak
Hope for 2024

5 ways to fix a broken UK – from universal credit to an urgent general election

There's a hidden problem with supermarkets campaigning for food banks at Christmas
supermarket facial recognition
Food banks

There's a hidden problem with supermarkets campaigning for food banks at Christmas

Food bank volunteers at breaking point as demand rises: 'We must absorb the sadness and soldier on'
Earlsfield Foodbank
Charlotte White

Food bank volunteers at breaking point as demand rises: 'We must absorb the sadness and soldier on'

Here's how to donate to a food bank near you this winter
donate to a food bank
Food banks

Here's how to donate to a food bank near you this winter

Food banks ask people to 'pray for them' ahead of worst winter on record: 'Our shelves are empty'
food banks
Cost of living crisis

Food banks ask people to 'pray for them' ahead of worst winter on record: 'Our shelves are empty'

Coronation Food Project: How King Charles plans to 'tackle food waste and food need'
King Charles in Black and White
King Charles

Coronation Food Project: How King Charles plans to 'tackle food waste and food need'

Food bank says people are turning to sex work and taking out dangerous loans due to cost of living
earlsfield food bank
Cost of living crisis

Food bank says people are turning to sex work and taking out dangerous loans due to cost of living

Food banks are helping hundreds of thousands of UK children to survive, data shows
food banks
Cost of living crisis

Food banks are helping hundreds of thousands of UK children to survive, data shows

In these constant waves of crisis, Big Issue is needed more than ever
Storm clouds over the sea
Paul McNamee

In these constant waves of crisis, Big Issue is needed more than ever

Young woman says she 'unravelled' when cost of living meant she couldn't keep herself clean
Tryphine/ Hygiene poverty
Cost of living crisis

Young woman says she 'unravelled' when cost of living meant she couldn't keep herself clean

Food banks brace for 'worst winter yet' as record numbers need help amid cost of living crisis
Trussell Trust food banks
Food banks

Food banks brace for 'worst winter yet' as record numbers need help amid cost of living crisis

The Felix Project: How one charity is tackling food waste and hunger in London – and offering hope
Felix Project/ Charlotte Hill
Cost of living crisis

The Felix Project: How one charity is tackling food waste and hunger in London – and offering hope

How Manchester City fans boycotted the Community Shield and funded a food bank for the summer
Manchester City supporters have been supporting food banks over the last few years
Nick Clarke

How Manchester City fans boycotted the Community Shield and funded a food bank for the summer

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services
Food banks

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services