Foodbank appeal after Universal Credit rollout in Rotherham

A GROUP which runs an annual Christmas foodbank appeal has warned the introduction of benefit changes could leave it in even more need of donations all year round.

The Food for People in Crisis (FiC) Partnership is made up of organisations in Rotherham which help people deal with emergency situations by providing them with food, whether it’s a parcel to take home or a cooked meal.

This emergency help is expected to come under more pressure following the rollout of Universal Credit.

Universal Credit came into force in Rotherham last month and replaces six working age benefits with a single monthly payment.

Read on… https://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,foodbank-appeal-after-universal-credit-rollout-in-rotherham_28184.htmhttps://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,foodbank-appeal-after-universal-credit-rollout-in-rotherham_28184.htm

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