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UK food banks are expecting an increase in demand. The Trussell Trust report that so far food bank stocks are well stocked but Covid 19 is an "unprecedented challenge".
Other countries report large increases in demand, and challenges around the numbers of volunteers - https://www.foodbanking.org/demand-for-food-relief-on-the-rise-in-the-midst-of-covid-19-crisis/
Communities across the UK are responding to Covid 19 in lots of ways. Here are some of the ideas we have found so far:
The Larder in Preston are offering a free meal delivery service with the support of volunteers and funding from Preston City Council and donations from local businesses.
Bags of Taste are considering asking their 400 cookery volunteers to go shopping on behalf of vulnerable people
The Long Table in Stroud are moving from providing meals for the community to delivering meals out to the vulnerable. Home cooked meals will cost £25 for 7 meals.