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Food Bank usage in the UK has been increasing for the last 5 years.

 

The recent pandemic has seen this rise significantly in April 2020 vs the same month last year.

89%

In 2020 Uncle Ben’s is proud to launch its parnership with the Trussell Trust to support families in crisis.

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Importance of Dinnertime

Eating dinner together is associated with a wide range of benefits:

Families who feel closer together also share more frequent family meals.1

Dinnertime is an opportunity for children to learn good manners and family values.2

More shared dinner times are associated with higher emotional health and life satisfaction.3

Stand Against hunger

1
Raising Awareness

Our special packs of Dolmio & Uncle Ben's will be available in store from August 2020 with over 25m packs printed, we will be spreading the word!

YOU CAN ALSO FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION ONLINE HERE.
2
Provide 2 Million meals

In 2020 Mars Food UK has donated £100,000 to support the distribution of 2m meals throughout the Trussell Trust network. This forms part of their emergency food parcels, which are tailored to feed a household for 3 days.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO HERE.
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Encouraging You to get Involved!

There are loads of ways you and your family can support the Trussell Trust.

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE

OUR SPECIAL PACKS & WHERE TO FIND THEM

Uncle Ben’s believes in the value of sharing a meal together. This rice helps you create a delicious and wholesome meal that can be enjoyed any day of the week. Why not try adding your family's favourite veg, or even chilli to spice things up? For more healthy recipes, use the ‘recipe finder’ on this website.

CLICK BELOW TO BUY YOUR UNCLE BEN’S®PRODUCTS THROUGH ANY OF THESE ONLINE STORES

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THE TRUSSELL TRUST

* - The Trussell Trust,2020

1 - For the ‘families who feel closer’ one use: “Welsh, E., French, S. and Wall, M., 2011. Examining the Relationship Between Family Meal Frequency and Individual Dietary Intake: Does Family Cohesion Play a Role?. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43(4)

2 - For the ‘opportunity to build manners’ use: “Raising Children Network. 2020. Eating Family Meals With Toddlers. [online] Available at:https://raisingchildren.net.au/toddlers/nutrition-fitness/family-meals/meals-with-toddlers [Accessed 18 September 2018].

3 - For the life satisfaction one use: “Elgar, F., Craig, W. and Trites, S., 2013. Family Dinners, Communication, and Mental Health in Canadian Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(4)

- In 2020, Mars Food UK Limited will donate £100,000 from the sale of its charity packs to the Trussell Trust. (Registered Charity Number England & Wales 1110522 and Scotland SC044246). © 2020 Mars or Affiliates