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Donate food

Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support.

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.  We are experiencing a significant rise in demand for our help in early 2019.

Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.

If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the table below for our food collection point locations:

Location of food donation point     Opening hours Comments
Foodbank Warehouse 28-30 Coldharbour Lane, Harpenden

Tues 12-15:00, Thurs 11-13:00, Friday 12-15:00

If you plan to deliver on Thursday please check that the warehouse will be open when you come by calling 07752 107221. If there is no response (and on the other days) please call 01727 613019 Option 3

Please go to the small door with the foodbank sign and ring the door bell
Tesco Metro, St Peters Street, St Albans 07:00 – 22:00  front of store near exit
Waitrose, 1 Ermine Close, Mayne Avenue, St Albans 08:00 – 20:00
Christ Church, 3 High Oaks, St Albans 09:00 – 13:00 Monday to Friday
Waitrose, 3 Leyton Road, Harpenden 08:00 – 20:00
Sainsburys, High Street Harpenden 07:00 – 21:00

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other food banks and charities to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.

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