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Rise in need for emergency food

Trussell Trust foodbanks have seen the biggest ever rise in numbers given emergency food in the South since the charity began in 2000.

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More people than ever are using foodbanks in the South

There's been a rise in the number of people using foodbanks Credit: ITV News Meridian

Trussell Trust foodbanks have seen the biggest rise in numbers given emergency food nationwide since the charity began in 2000.

Over 44,000 people in the South East have received at least three days emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks during the last 12 months, almost double the number of people helped in 2011-12.

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