This Trussell Trust’s Big Wrap scheme provides Christmas gifts to children whose parents use food banks.
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Charities including the Salvation Army and the Trussell Trust help people in need with utility bills.
Sharewear in Nottingham is among organisations providing emergency bedding and clothes to people in crisis.
Like a food bank but providing essential personal care, toiletries and cosmetics instead, Beauty Banks was set up by Guardian writers Sali Hughes and Jo Jones.
Charities such as TLG (Transforming Lives for Good) provide a free, healthy lunch during school holidays to children in receipt of free school meals .