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Tesco shoppers in North Yorkshire part of record year of giving to food banks and charities in 2022...

31st December, 2022.

An incredible 12.5 million meals provided by Tesco customers despite unprecedented year.

Despite a year which has seen the UK in the grip of the cost-of-living crisis, Tesco shoppers have been their most generous ever in support of foodbanks and local charities, with customers in Yorkshire thanked for their food donations.

Tesco customers donated more than 2.4 million meals during the Tesco Food Collection at the beginning of December, with 9,693 of those meals donated coming from shoppers in York, 2,300 from Northallerton, 2,464 from Thirsk and 395 from Scarborough.

The total amount of food donated by Tesco shoppers to the Trussell Trust and FareShare during the year was equivalent of 12.5 million meals, 62,201 of which came from York, 9,104 from Northallerton, 10,563 from Thirsk and 6,674 from Scarborough.........

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