UK food parcel
“He is not a believer who fills his stomach while his neighbour goes hungry.” (Bukhari)
Despite the UK being one of the richest countries in the world, our food poverty rate is among the highest in Europe, with 4 million people struggling with moderate to severe food insecurity during 2020.
£15 – Provide a nutritious food parcel to a person struggling to feed themselves.
1 in 5 Brits living in poverty
The social effects of COVID-19 continue to devastate the most vulnerable communities in the UK. Despite being one of the richest countries in the world, the UK’s food poverty rate is among the highest in Europe, with more than 1 in 5 people in poverty. During the pandemic, food insecurity has skyrocketed in the UK, particularly for families with children.
When you donate a food parcel, you’ll be helping one person to have a secure source of food for 7-10 days. Each food parcel will contain milk, pasta, noodles, biscuits, beans, sugar, tuna, tea, tinned foods, and juice.
Why give through Human Appeal?
Human Appeal has been working in the UK for 6 years. This year, your donations have helped to support the most vulnerable families in the UK through food. During Ramadan, we supported 700 people in the UK via food parcels, and will be providing grants to 8 survivors of domestic abuse. Recognising that food poverty affects millions of people across the UK, Human Appeal supported food banks across Greater Manchester, Birmingham, London and Leicester by providing the essential food items they need to help vulnerable communities. We have also During Qurbani, we supported over 1,400 people in the UK, distributing the meat of 35 sheep via food banks and soup kitchens in London and Birmingham, which often struggle to source halal meat.
But still families need support to stay fed. Reliance on food banks has increased by one third since last year. Make a change for a person struggling to feed themselves.