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Caroline Price, from The Well food bank in Wolverhampton, has thanked the people of Wolverhampton for their generosity in continuing to donate food, to endure they can continue to help feed people.
She says the food bank expects to feed 10,000 people this year - more than double that of last year.
A food bank in Wolverhampton says the recession and redundancies are among the biggest reasons for the increase in people using their services this year.
Caroline Price says benefit changes have also had an effect, which means The Well is expected to feed double the amount of people this year compared to last.
A food bank in Wolverhampton says it has seen double the amount of people being referred to its services this year, compared to last.
The Well (Wolverhampton) says that in the financial year up to April 2013, they fed just over 5,000 people, but on current figures, they will feed more than 10,000 this year.
Caroline Price, who runs the food bank, says they are simply limited by how many parcels can physically be filled, as the phone does not stop ringing.