Around a quarter of people living in the East Midlands have skipped meals and gone without food to feed their family, a report has shown.
Research carried out by foodbanks charity the Trussell Trust, food redistribution charity FareShare and Tesco comes as the three organisations prepare to hold the biggest ever food collection in the UK.
The National Food Collection will take place on 5 and 6 July.
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