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MONTHLY STATS: AUGUST 2021, 30% INCREASE IN NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS

20th September 2021

FIGURES FOR THE NUMBER OF FOOD PARCELS PROVIDED BY SLOUGH FOODBANK DURING 1 – 31 August 2021, COMPARED WITH THE SAME PERIOD IN 2020.

Total number of food parcels: 436, a 30% increase

Number of adults: 280, a 20% increase

Number of children: 156, a 54% increase

It’s sad to see an increase in the number of children facing food poverty during the summer holidays but this is inline with what’s happening across the country and why Marcus Rashford’s initiative to provide food vouchers during the summer holidays was launched.

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