Food banks across the UK and Ireland need your help to donate food and support vulnerable children over the school holidays. See how you can help by becoming a #FoodFinder.
Stop Hungers chariy partner The Trussell Trust needs your help.
Across the UK and Ireland, foodbanks are crying out for food donations to help support the influx of families needing support over the summer school holidays. The Trussell Trust have announced figures that showing that children are the reason why demand increases for food support over the summer period. 74,011 emergency supply packages were issued to children by the Trussell Trust between July and August 2017. This increased demand means that even more help is needed to support foodbanks, including the 420 over the Trussell Trust network.
In response to these results, we are asking you to become a #FoodFinder and take part in the Trussell Trusts Food Finder Challenge. It is easy to take part and is a fun activity working as part of a team, to collect as many items on the Trussell Trusts shopping list as possible. Click here to find out how you can take part.
What else can you do to help?
- Start a food collection point - Collect food from friends, families and colleagues at a central point either at site or home. Use this donation guide to collect the most needed items. You can drop any items collected off at your nearest Trussell Trust foodbank - click here to find your nearest foodbank.
- Volunteer with a Trussell Trust collection day - Summer opportunities to volunteer at a Trusell Trust collection day are available - click here to find your nearest opportunity and lend a hand!