They still have the trappings of a good job, like Sky TV and iPhones, which are under contract, but they cant afford to eat.
After inviting the reporter to help himself to the soap, toothpaste and hot dog rolls they had spare, the volunteers wished him a Happy Easter and he staggered out of the church with his bags.Last night the Trussell Trust said it would investigate allegations of abuse, adding: There is no evidence to suggest that awareness of the food banks is driving an increase in visitors, rather that food bank use is meeting a real and growing need.Total:.35 He said one woman who attended Fridays session had visited at least nine times in just four months, receiving food each time.Volunteer filmed by MoS at Trussell Trust's London Waterloo food bank: 'People take advantage.One worker at a bank run by the trust said that people regularly bounce around locations to receive more vouchers than they are entitled.Individuals experiencing severe financial hardship are able to claim food vouchers but there are no clear criteria on who should be eligible.Volunteers revealed that increased awareness of food banks is driving a rise in their use.Our reporter Ross Slater, pictured, arrived at the CAB office near the citys railway station to enquire about food vouchers.They have just been made redundant and feel embarrassed to be here.Rosyth Foodbank, rosyth Parish Church, queensferry Road, rosyth KY11 2PQ.You can ask the adviser about other local help you could get and to check if you should be getting any benefits you're not currently claiming.
Once received, the vouchers can be exchanged for three days worth of food at an allotted centre.
Start by looking online to see if there are any independent local food banks that you can go to without a referral.
Published: 22:06 GMT, Updated: 17:31 GMT, 220, view comments, the revelations undermine the Trussell Trust's claims last week about how many people are using food banks.Staff at a supermarket, where shoppers are encouraged to buy extra food and donate it to a local food bank, were alleged to be later turning up to claim the food themselves.Last night the Trussell Trust said any distributor found to be providing flower discounts aaa vouchers to people not in genuine need would receive extra training.Another volunteer revealed: Some people just hoover up everything and even complain that the product is a cheap one and not the brand they want.Fife Health and Social Care Partnership, Health Promotion (Food and Health Team) have kindly provided some affordable, healthy, quick and very easy basic recipes that you might find useful - see publications at bottom of this page.