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Have you ever used a foodbank?

Biblioklept Community member Posts: 3,899 Disability Gamechanger
Many years ago as a young adult I had a bit of a break down and stopped working and couldn't access benefits and relied on a food bank for a while. 
I lost a lot of weight because I couldn't eat much of the food given (they were very limited back then, I'm talking almost 20 years ago!) but it saved my life.

I've marked this poll as anonymous so no one can see who votes because not everyone might want to share, but the homeless and foodbank thread got me curious.
The 'other' option was as I know there are other things such as food pantries or community kitchens and stuff or help from another source

Have you ever used a food bank or come close to needing one?

Have you ever used a foodbank? 18 votes

22% 4 votes
77% 14 votes
0% 0 votes


  • Kaala
    Kaala Community member Posts: 8 Listener
    Yes we have in the past & will be again soon
    Our's had good choice of food & you get alot
  • michael57
    michael57 Community member Posts: 118 Pioneering
    i can remember years ago when the fire brigade were on strike and were outside the shops asking for money donations to feed there family  on the other side of the door was a little old lady been on the streets for years bought her a nice cuppa and a pasty one of the guys asked why i did it for her and not them my reply was it was your choice to strike for more money it was probably not her choice to be living the way she was as a nation we have sold off all the big companies to overseas investors who jack up prices to line there pockets at the end of the day we all end up in the same place ie dust  
  • Bettahm
    Bettahm Community member Posts: 1,212 Disability Gamechanger
    Yes from Nov 2017 to some point about two years later.


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