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.
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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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.
More than 4,000 Church of England parishes are estimated to have stepped up their support to local communities in the face of rising levels of poverty, loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research published today.
NEWS / More than 33,000 social action projects are run or supported by churches, according to figures setting out for the first time the full scale of the Church's service to communities.
NEWS / Food, clothing and items from toothpaste to soap are being collected in Church of England parishes over Harvest Festival to supply food banks and support homeless and vulnerable people.