#Food Banks

  • Article: The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  • Article: British Girl, 7, Writes Heartbreaking Letter to Father Christmas Asking for a 'Home and Food'

    British Girl, 7, Writes Heartbreaking Letter to Father Christmas Asking for a 'Home and Food'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 21, 2019

    The letter was left in a Christmas postbox at a Community Centre in Everton. Read more

  • 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