Around 8,600 emergency three-day food parcels were handed out in the north-east in the past financial year – a rise of more than 2,000.
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.
The increasing number of people turning to Aberdeen foodbanks has been labelled as “crazy” by one man who has seen the issue from both sides.
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More than 1,000 extra emergency food parcels were given out to north-east people in crisis last year, figures reveal.