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We all want a future where no one needs to use a food bank but sadly today

2.1 million food parcels were provided to people facing hardship by food banks in the trussel trust network in 2021/2022.**

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Last year 832,000 food parcels went to children a 15% increase vs pandemic**

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In 2022 Dolmio® are proud once again to be in partnership with the Trussell Trust to support those facing financial hardship and to take a stand against hunger.

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Importance of Dinnertime

Eating dinner together is associated with a wide range of benefits:

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Families who feel closer together also share more frequent family meals1.

Dinnertime is an opportunity for children to learn good manners and family values2.

More shared dinner times are associated with higher emotional health and life satisfaction3.

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Stand Against hunger

Stand Against Hunger Dolmio

WE ARE...

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Raising Awareness

Our in store events and special Dolmio packs have been in store from August 2022 with 10 million Dolmio packs printed, we will be spreading the word!

YOU CAN ALSO FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION ONLINE HERE.
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SUPPORTING 1,300 FOOD BANKS

Over the last three years, Mars Food UK has supported the Trussell Trust and their network of food banks to provide emergency food and advice to people in financial hardship. In 2022, Mars Food UK is donating £65,000 to support the 1,300 food banks in the Trussell Trust’s network to help communities across the UK who are facing hunger. Our partnership also aims to raise awareness with consumers of how they can get involved as we all work towards a future where nobody needs to use a food bank.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE SUPPORT THAT FOOD BANKS PROVIDE.
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Encouraging You to get Involved

There are so many of ways you and your family can support the Trussell Trust.

GET INVOLVED TODAY
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WHAT DO FOOD BANKS NEED?

The world we want tomorrow is one where everyone can afford the essentials like food. However, today food banks in the Trussell Trust network are seeing more people facing financial hardship being pushed to their doors.
Increasingly, food banks need donations of products that can make quick and easy nutritious meals that need limited kitchen equipment and don’t need to be stored in a fridge.

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OTHER TYPES OF PRODUCTS FOOD BANKS NEED

Food Bank Need

The Trussell Trust have worked with nutritionists to make sure that the food parcels supplied by food banks in their network contain at least three days' worth of nutritionally balanced meals for individuals and families.

It is always great to check what your local food bank needs before donating.

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

THE TRUSSELL TRUST
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* Family Resources Survey 2019/20 Household Food Security Tables

**The Trussell Trust , 2022 Available at :
https://www.trusselltrust.org/news-and-blog/latest-stats/end-year-stats/
(Accessed 1st of August 2022)

1 - For the ‘families who feel closer’ one use: “Welsh, E., French, S. and Wall, M., 2011. Examining the Relationship Between Family Meal Frequency and Individual Dietary Intake: Does Family Cohesion Play a Role?. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43(4)

2 - For the ‘opportunity to build manners’ use: “Raising Children Network. 2020. Eating Family Meals With Toddlers. [online] Available at:https://raisingchildren.net.au/toddlers/nutrition-fitness/family-meals/meals-with-toddlers [Accessed 18 September 2018].

3 - For the life satisfaction one use: “Elgar, F., Craig, W. and Trites, S., 2013. Family Dinners, Communication, and Mental Health in Canadian Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(4)

Mars Food UK Limited are donating £65K to the Trussell Trust in 2022. (Registered Charity Number England & Wales 1110522 and Scotland SC044246). Funding is not linked to the sales of packs.

As proud partners of the Trussell Trust, we are working together to find new initiatives to support the work they do as well as provide ongoing support through our Mars Volunteer Programme.

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