Fylde Foodbank would like to say a massive thank you to all who have donated money and food since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The foodbank has been overwhelmed with all the support received. Your donations enable the foodbank to continue its valuable work providing food for those in financial difficulty.
In the financial year ending 31st March 2020, Fylde Foodbank fed 3343 people. An increase of 848 from 2018/2019. From 1st April 2020 to date, 283 people have already been fed.
Today the Trussell Trust has announced the latest figures from foodbanks during the last two weeks of March. Foodbanks in the network have reported their busiest ever fortnight, with a soaring 81% increase in people needing emergency food, compared to the same period in 2019 – and a 122% rise in the number of food parcels for children.