How RE:ACT partnered with other charities to help vulnerable communities fight food poverty during Covid-19

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Posted by Alex Whitty 09th September 2020 Stories

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As food poverty and insecurity increased as a result of Covid-19, local charities and community groups in Devon and Cornwall struggled to get essential food to families and isolated or shielding people. With the main emergency food distribution hubs in Bristol still inaccessible for the farthest and remotest charities in the south west, RE:ACT teamed up with FareShare South West and British Red Cross to solve the issue the same way it would in international disaster response - by bringing the food closer to the people who needed it.

Find out how the rapid set up of an Emergency Collection Point in Exeter made a huge difference in the space of just six weeks.

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