Almost half a million food parcels were given out by independent food banks in 18 months, nearly double the number previously thought, according to new figures.
An Aberdeen secondary school has donated more than 1,600 items to a foodbank.
The number of people using foodbanks in Aberdeen has soared by 50% since the summer.
An Aberdeen cafe is hosting a reverse advent calendar in order to support families over the festive period.
A new scheme aimed at removing the “stigma” from foodbanks is to be launched in the north-east this month.
The need for donations of food in the North-east has doubled over the last year.