Food poverty is increasing in the UK and the demand for emergency food packages has soared in the last few years. A recent term ‘Eat or Heat’ has been used and this is a serious issue that energy prices have risen and people who are already on the poverty line have dropped down even further.
Food banks are being opened around the country and the need to collect more food and also to encourage people to volunteer to help collect and run the food banks is constant. There are many different types of food banks and you may find that a small community run food bank is local to you.
What I am proposing to do, is for the 14 days before Christmas, live on the least amount of money possible and to eat as healthy as I can to show just how much of a struggle people in hardship…
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