Foodbanks in London are struggling to provide enough food to Londoners during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Can you donate to support London’s foodbanks?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made it much more difficult for many Londoners to financially or physically access food. This includes thousands of Londoners on no or low incomes, including many older people, those with disabilities, rough sleepers and asylum seekers and migrants with No Recourse to Public Funds.
The emergency food aid sector, including food banks, are struggling to cope amidst a fall in donations, insufficient supplies from supermarkets and a lack of volunteers. The Trussell Trust and Independent Food Aid Network – charities which represent food banks across London and the UK – have recently reported some food banks have been forced to close or are considering closing due to a shortage of food and people to run them.
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