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As the school summer holidays get under way, food banks are urging people not to forget to donate supplies to their local centres. The Trussell Trust, which runs over 420 food banks across the UK, says many children risk going hungry over the six-week break from school. It says demand for emergency parcels for children rose significantly - by more than 4,000 - last July and August. The government said it was helping families meet the cost of living. Figures from the Trussell Trust show 67,506 three-day emergency food supplies were provided for children by its network in July and August 2016, compared with 63,094 in the May and June - an increase of 4,412 parcels. The trust says nearly half (47%)

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