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Swansea food bank runs out of supplies during holiday period.

Swansea food bank runs out of supplies during holiday period.

A Swansea food bank has run out of supplies, with volunteers making an urgent appeal to help restock it.

They believe the end of the school year has seen families struggle without the free dinners provided.

Usually about 10 people a day use the Eastside food bank at Mount Zion Baptist Church on Mansel Road, Bonymaen, but that number has risen.

Charity the Trussell Trust said school holidays in 2016 saw a 10% increase in people using its food banks.

Eastside has seen basics such as dried pasta and toiletries run out for the first time since it opened in 2013.

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