food bank

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a place where food is contributed and made available to those in need

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1 ]These numbers are felt more acutely during the winter months when people rely more heavily on food banks for their next meal.
Figures released by the Trussell Trust, which runs a network of 400 food banks across the UK, show that between April and September 2014, more than 25,000 people were helped by the charity's Gateshead, Newcastle East and Newcastle West End food banks alone.
In reality, food banks can be no more than a stopgap, Mrs Daniel said.
During the past year the number of people using food banks in Wales has tripled.
The huge increases in the reliance on food banks is directly related to the cost of living crisis and Cameron's cuts to welfare safety nets.
ANOTHER food bank for struggling Holme Valley residents is to open in the New Year.
Donations to the Community Food Drive will be distributed among the Bellingham Food Bank, Blaine Food Bank, Everson-Nooksack Food Bank, Ferndale Food Bank, Foothills Food Bank, Lummi Tribal Food Bank, Nooksack Tribal Food Bank, Point Roberts Food Bank, Project Hope (Lynden) and Salvation Army (Bellingham).
40% of clients have used food banks for over 18 months.
Holding the collection in late spring was agreed upon to suit the needs of food banks across the nation because it is when food banks run out of the donations collected during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
The fans of Fisher Nuts can be proud of the difference their support will make in helping Texas food banks fight hunger in their communities.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health announced today a quarter-million-dollar-plus donation to 27 food banks across Northern California, Oregon and Hawaii.
The shocking figures were revealed by Christian charity the Trussell Trust, who provide most of Scotland's food banks.
PotashCorp) and the food banks across Saskatchewan wrapped up a matching gift campaign to support the province s vulnerable citizens.
LIVERPOOL Mayor Joe Anderson is to provide PS50,000 of funding to the city's food banks.