Food poverty

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'
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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
'We're at breaking point': Food banks see record number of first-time users as demand soars
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Food banks

'We're at breaking point': Food banks see record number of first-time users as demand soars

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

Free school meals: Who is eligible? And how do you apply? Here's all you need to know
Free school meals

Free school meals: Who is eligible? And how do you apply? Here's all you need to know

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way
Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the Easter holidays?
Free school meals/ Easter holidays
Free school meals

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the Easter holidays?

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

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work
Volunteers at Earlsfield Foodbank sort food in crates in the middle of a church
Charlotte White

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work

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

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
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Helen Barnard

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

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people
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Community activism

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Food and nutrition
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Food and nutrition

Cracking Good Food: Meet the group giving out free kitchen equipment to those in need
Cost of living

Cracking Good Food: Meet the group giving out free kitchen equipment to those in need

Homeless and hungry elderly people have become a silent crisis. We must help those who need it most
Alex Brown

Homeless and hungry elderly people have become a silent crisis. We must help those who need it most

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community
carib eats
Cost of living crisis

Carib Eats: Meet the grassroots group helping the needy with Caribbean food and community

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

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

FoodCycle: The community meal where refugees, ex-prisoners and old friends break bread together
FoodCycle guest
Cost of living crisis

FoodCycle: The community meal where refugees, ex-prisoners and old friends break bread together

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'

'How are people going to cope?': Almost all food banks helping first-time users as demand surges
Food banks

'How are people going to cope?': Almost all food banks helping first-time users as demand surges

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty
King Charles, John Bird and vendor Kelvin Gregory
John Bird

King Charles III gives us food for thought on poverty

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