A foodbank claims it is short of supplies after seeing a surge in families needing help over halfterm.‘Needing help’ translating as ‘Waaah! I have to feed my kids now? I was relying on the school to do it! How am I going to buy my fags now?’
Cass Francis, warehouse co-ordinator for the charity, said: “We are running out of things like tinned pies and fish, carrots, sweetcorn and pasta sauce. We’re also getting low on nice things like sugar and tinned custard and puddings, chocolates, crisps and treats.
“Over half-term we had more families than usual, but that’s to be expected as children aren’t having school meals.
“We’ve seen a gentle increase in demand as we open more distribution centres from Tuesday to Saturday across the borough. The more places we open, the more food we are able to give. ”Gosh, it’s astonishing how that happens, isn’t it?
“It’s a shame, in a country which is so affluent, we have people who have to turn to foodbanks.”Yes, it’s a shame that in a land stocked with natural prey, we have animals that would rather scavenge crisps & pizza.
That’s why we discourage it.