Only 1 in 4 people who should use a food bank does
Updated: Mar 24, 2021
Stigma is one of the leading reasons why people don't use the services provided by food banks. "Other people need the help more than me ...," "Why are they using the food bank? ...," stigma exists on both sides of the equation and as people who are dedicating our time to help alleviate food insecurity we can help by being aware of the stigma and of our own blindspots.
This short video is an excellent tool to remind ourselves of our own blindspots and stigma's.