2361 People facing hardship were provided with food by Stamford and Oundle Foodbank

9th May 2023

  2361 people facing hardship were provided with an Emergency Food parcel  by Stamford and Oundle Foodbank in the past 12 months


  • Alarmingly more than 750 of these were children.
  • The Trussell Trust charity of which we are part is calling for a stronger social security system that ensures we can at least cover life’s essentials, like food, heating, and clothes.
  • New annual figures from the Trussell Trust show that almost 3 million (2,986,203) food parcels were given out across the UK – more than ever before




New figures released today by Stamford and Oundle Foodbank have revealed that 2361 people facing hardship were provide with emergency food parcels  across Stamford, Oundle and the surrounding villages  in the last year – with 754 of these being children.


Stamford and Oundle Foodbank has seen a 33% increase in the number of emergency food parcels distributed compared to last year. This is the most parcels the Foodbank has ever provided.


The levels of need were particularly acute in winter, and December as the busiest month for Stamford and Oundle Foodbank, with 276 emergency food parcels provided by staff and volunteers this month.


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