You’ve donated to a food bank? Here’s why it won’t be enough

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on social inequality worldwide and on emergency food provisioning in particular. Many people have lost their income and have been unable to provide for their families. Not unexpectedly, food-bank use in the UK and the US skyrocketed. The Independent Food Aid Network UK, for example, recorded a 110% rise in demand for emergency food parcels for the period of February to November compared to last year’s figures for these months. In the US, mile-long queues formed for food banks in various states ahead of…