Foodbanks took centre stage in PMQs today as David Cameron and Ed Miliband sparred over welfare cuts and poverty.
Hackney foodbank at Stoke Newington officially opened last week with a well attended service at St Matthias church. Father David Lambert described how a chance conversation with the head teacher of next door St Matthias primary school was instrumental in the foodbank’s creation.
1st December 2012 saw the largest ever food collection drive ever. Tescos, in collaboration with FareShare and the Trussell Trust, collected tonnes of food up and down the country for foodbanks. Check out Rachel Bayne’s storify of the action.