Coalition of anti-poverty charities calls for stronger support as March 2020 food bank figures are published

The Trussell Trust has today reported a soaring 81% increase in emergency food parcels given out by food banks across its network during the last two weeks of March 2020, compared to last year, as the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to unfold.   The Northern Devon Foodbank recorded an even steeper increase of 162% in 3-day […]

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Coronavirus and Northern Devon Foodbank: Your questions answered

As the coronavirus outbreak develops, it can be difficult to know where to turn for support.  We want to reassure you that the Northern Devon Foodbank is continuing to operate throughout North Devon and Torridge.   Key information about our Covid-19 response is outlined below.  If you have any questions that aren’t answered here, please ask […]

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17% increase in demand on Northern Devon Foodbank

Northern Devon Foodbank reveals they provided 7,141 three day emergency food parcels to local people between April 2018 to March 2019.  Of this number, 2,497 went to children. The local Foodbank’s figures feed into a larger national picture with a record increase in food bank use across the UK reported today by the Trussell Trust. Northern Devon […]

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