Volunteers sorting food in a foodbank

823,145

The number of emergency food parcels given to people in crisis by food banks in the Trussell Trust network between April and September 2019. 

The main reasons for people needing emergency food are low benefit income (36%), and delays (18%) or changes (16%) to benefits being paid.

Foodbank

In 2016 Durham Christian Partnership's network of 28 foodbanks distributed 123 tonnes of food - enough to feed 16,500 people for 3 days!

£3.2 million

The amount of combined debt that Durham Christian Partnership's money advice service helped clients tackle.