A notable increase in the amount of families coming forward has been experienced, with many parents going without to ensure their children have enough to eat.
It comes after inflation hit a 40-year high in April, prompting the Prime Minister to promise to “look at all the measures that we need to take to get people through to the other side.”
New Life Worldwide Apostolic Church’s food bank in Wednesbury has seen its weekly numbers double since the turn of the year.
Church minister David Abraham, who helps with logistics and collections, said: “Since the turn of the year our footfall has increased from about 13 to 31 now.
“In the last couple of months, we have depleted our supplies and haven’t been able to obtain stock.
“Today we put a