Rising numbers turn to church food banks

David Blunkett

David Blunkett

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A CHURCH team in Sheffield predicted this week that it will face an increase in demand over the winter for its supply of emergency food.

Economic hardship is prompting increasing numbers of people to seek help from food banks.

Already the Jubilee Food Bank, part of City Church Sheffield in Wilson Road, off Ecclesall Road, has provided more than 10,000 emergency meals to families since it opened in April.


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