The Trussell Trust is a Christian organisation that works to “end hunger and poverty in the UK”. According to their website (http://www.trusselltrust.org), in 2013-2014, foodbanks fed 913,138 people nationally (330,205 of these were children).
Students can look at the work of the charity on their website and then examine some of the client stories found here:
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Students can then watch the above video of David Cameron’s response to Jeremy Paxman’s interview, which included references to the increased use of food banks in the UK.
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