The Trussell Trust runs the largest network of food banks in the UK, giving emergency food and support to people in crisis. Fourteen million people live below the poverty line and in the last year 1,9 million three-day emergency food supplies were distributed to people in crisis.
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This week’s shortages!
We are very, very grateful for your continued support with all your kind donations through the busy Summer Holiday period.
These are our specific shortages of this week:
1. Tinned fruit
2. Tinned puddings / rice pudding
5. Tinned tomatoes
Donations can be taken to your local Asda, Co-Op, Morrison’s, Sainsbury’s or Tesco. Additions drop-off locations are listed here.
Did you know?…
You might have seen this image used on our page but weren’t sure what it means…
So, just to fill you in – each 3 day food parcel that we hand out here at Cannock & District Foodbank contains an (incredible!) average of £30 worth of food, (all of which is donated by you – our amazing supporters)!
But, there are also many HIDDEN financial costs involved in operating this kind of service. With our overheads (some of which are listed on this photo) – statistics show that it costs us an average of £4 per person, to process each application.
That’s why as well as food – we’re also super grateful for your monetary donations.
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