Businesses are being urged to give their support to a local foodbank which has seen a sharp rise in the number of people requiring support.
The East Durham FEED project is now regularly distributing over 100 food parcels every week to local residents in financial distress.
Many of the recipients have been adversely affected by welfare reform and the roll of Universal Credit.
Since the beginning of 2019, 2130 food parcels have been distributed with 2095 people receiving support, an increase of around 64 per cent since the same period last year.
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East Durham Trust
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