An emergency appeal has been launched to create 200 new food banks.
The Trussell Trust charity already operates more than 300 food banks but says the number of families struggling to put food on the table is growing.
Kerry Swain reports and speaks to food bank user Jess McCarnun and Molly Hodson from The Trussell Trust.
Details of food banks from The Trussell Trust.
A charity in the south has launched an emergency appeal to create 200 more food banks to cope with growing need.
Salisbury based Trussell Trust has given food parcels to 300,000 people in the past year - more than double the number in 2011. It's warning that proposed welfare reforms could mean more families going hungry.
VIDEO: More people are turning to food banks. Latest figures show that a third of the people receiving emergency handouts are children. Reshma Rumsey reports.
VIDEO: More than 100,000 people have used food banks run by a Wiltshire charity over the past six months. The Trussell Trust, based in Salisbury, says that a record 110,000 people needed emergency food from their outlets since April.