#Food Banks

  • Article: Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 3, 2019

    Schools are becoming a “fourth emergency service,” a headteachers' leader said. Read more

  • Article: A New Book Documents the Devastating Poverty Faced by People With Disabilities in Britain

    A New Book Documents the Devastating Poverty Faced by People With Disabilities in Britain

    By Helen Lock|June 17, 2019

    Global Citizen met author and activist Frances Ryan, to hear her “rallying cry." Read more

  • Article: Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    Poverty in Britain Is 'Systematic' With 'Tragic Consequences': UN Expert

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2019

    The report says the UK's poorest people face lives that are “nasty, brutish, and short.” Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways to Stop Wasting Food to Save Money and Save the Planet

    7 Ways to Stop Wasting Food to Save Money and Save the Planet

    By Helen Lock|May 8, 2019

    Around a third of food is wasted globally. Read more

  • Article: Food Bank Use Hits Record High in the UK (Again)

    Food Bank Use Hits Record High in the UK (Again)

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 25, 2019

    1.6 million food parcels were given in the last year around Britain — the highest ever. Read more

  • Article: Scottish Food Poverty Is Twice as Bad as Previously Feared

    Scottish Food Poverty Is Twice as Bad as Previously Feared

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 27, 2019

    Food bank use might be worse than thought across the rest of the UK, too. Read more

  • Article: The Army Is Donating Ration Packs to Help Feed Hungry People in the UK

    The Army Is Donating Ration Packs to Help Feed Hungry People in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 15, 2019

    Because 8 million people in Britain are struggling to afford enough food. Read more

  • Article: UK Urged to Appoint Minister for Hunger With Millions Undernourished

    UK Urged to Appoint Minister for Hunger With Millions Undernourished

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 10, 2019

    Food insecurity affects 1 in 5 children in Britain. Read more