The newspaper Metro recently had a great report on how foodbanks work. You can read it here.
If you are finding it financially difficult to buy food for yourself or your family please visit Uckfield Citizens advice and ask them for a foodbank voucher:
TN22 1AL (The hut near the Civic Centre, in Luxford car park)
They are open 9.30am to 3.00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Closed Tuesday)