Food bank related articles
All Saints in Highertown, Truro, has hosted an ecumenical food bank for the past decade, working alongside the local Methodist Church as a venue.
Chichester Cathedral doubles own target for food donations for people in crisis, as churches in the area offer hot food and warm spaces this Christmas.
A food pantry at a church in the Diocese of Chichester opened its doors to eight people in October 2021. It now supports 80 people regularly, including 31 families at a school Pop up Pantry.
A second food bank has been opened by a church during lockdown as demand for food parcels has risen eight-fold in its area during the pandemic.
A church in Eastbourne has become a radically different kind of church since the UK lockdown.
Churches are increasingly involved in running and supporting food clubs – often known as pantries – helping families to cut their food bills amid the long-term economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Research today shows that nearly three million UK adults sought help from churches or other faith organisations since the start of 2022 as a result of the cost of living crisis.
Micah Liverpool, the social justice charity based at Liverpool Cathedral, has seen demand at its food banks rise by around 40% since lockdown
Several Devon churches have become busy hubs despite being closed for public worship after stepping-up to host foodbanks.
An estate church has provided £5,000 worth of supermarket vouchers to a primary school.