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2.5 million food parcels were given to people in crisis by food banks in the trussel trust network in the financial year 2020/2021.*

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Last year the number of food parcels given to children rose by 36%.*

36%

In 2021 Dolmio® are proud once again to be in partnership with the Trussell Trust to support families in crisis

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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 September 2021 with over 20 million packs printed, we will be spreading the word!

YOU CAN ALSO FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION ONLINE HERE.
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SUPPORTING 1,200 FOOD BANKS

In 2020 Mars Food UK supported the distribution of 2 million meals through the Trussell Trust network. In 2021 Mars Food UK is donating £100,000 to support 1200 food banks in the Trussell Trust network to ensure communities around the UK are supported with access to food and advice when they need it most.

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?

Pasta Sauces are one of the products food banks need.
Quick and easy to make nutritious meal with limited kitchen equipment
and can be easily stored in a cupboard, without needing 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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* - The Trussell Trust , 2021 Available at :
https://www.trusselltrust.org/news-and-blog/latest-stats/year-end-stats
(Accessed 1st of September 2021)

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 £100K to the Trussell Trust in 2021. (Registered Charity Number England & Wales 1110522 and Scotland SC044246). Funding is not linked to the sales of packs. © 2021 Mars or Affiliates