Volunteers and donations needed for food bank collection at Tesco in Barking

PUBLISHED: 09:46 03 July 2013 | UPDATED: 09:46 03 July 2013

A food bank is urging people to donate food at a supermarket this week.

Barking Foodbank, part of the Trussell Trust, will be at Tesco in Highbridge Road, Barking all day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to collect food for those in need.

Staff at the food bank say they have seen a massive rise in the number of people struggling to cover the cost of food for their family.

The group is looking for volunteers to help collect the goods. For more information call Obi Onyeabor on 07507648948.

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