Firstly, thank you for wanting to find out what to donate. Food banks have seen a 500% increase in demand since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and they need all the support we can give them.

When it comes to giving to a food collection point the golden rule is non perishable ONLY. 

Non perishable foods

  • Cereal

  • Tins - tomatoes, lentils, beans, pulses, soup, vegetables, meat, fish, fruit, rice pudding

  • Pasta

  • Rice

  • Pasta sauce

  • Tea/Coffee

  • Sugar

  • Biscuits

  • UHT and dried milk

  • Carton fruit juice

  • Jam

  • Gluten free foods

  • Baby food and formula

Non food items

  • Washing up liquid

  • Loo roll

  • Hand soap

  • Shaving gel

  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste

  • Hand wipes

  • Laundry powder/liquid

  • Deodorant (men's and women's)

  • Shampoo and conditioner

  • Shower gel

  • Sanitary towels/pads/liners, menstrual cups, tampons

  • Nappies

  • Baby wipes

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