How data science is helping charities to fight hunger in the UK

The use of food banks continues to rise in the UK. New measures are being used to help fight poverty. Photograph: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images The Trussell Trust’s latest statistics show that food bank use in the UK remains at record levels, and that the supply of emergency food parcels has increased by 2% in the last year. Amid the passionate discussion that these figures arouse, one comment by David McAuley, the trust’s chief executive, deserves attention: “Reducing UK hunger will require a collective effort from the voluntary sector, government, the Department for Work and Pensions, businesses and the public. The Trussell Trust is keen to work with all these groups to find solutions that stop so many people needing food banks in future.” Related: Trussell Trust CEO: ‘Half a million…


Link to Full Article: How data science is helping charities to fight hunger in the UK