Food Banks

UK Foodbanks

food bank

The Trussell Trust partners with churches and communities to open new foodbanks nationwide. With almost 400 foodbanks currently launched, their goal is for every town to have one.

Foodbanks help prevent crime, housing loss, family breakdown and mental health problems. A simple box of food makes a big difference.

All food is donated by the public and sorted by volunteers. Frontline care professionals such as doctors and social workers identify people in crisis and issue a food voucher. Clients receive three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food in exchange for their food voucher. Foodbanks also make time to chat and to signpost clients to other helpful services.
Shopping list:

Milk (UHT or powdered)
Sugar (500g)
Fruit juice (carton)
Soup
Pasta sauces
Sponge pudding (tinned)
Tomatoes (tinned)
Cereals
Rice pudding (tinned)
Tea Bags/instant coffee
Instant mash potato
Rice/pasta
Tinned meat/fish
Tinned fruit
Jam
Biscuits or snack bar

Collections are sent from Shotteswell and we have been fortunate enough to have two volunteers who will take the food over to Kineton. Our thanks to them for their help in doing this, donations can be dropped off at the collection point any time, all donations most gratefully received.

KINETON DISTRIBUTION CENTER

open every Wednesday

from 11.30 am until 1.30 am

at St Peter’s Church Kineton

for enquiries contact us on

 m: 07964 412010

LIGHTHORNE HEATH DISTRIBUTION CENTER

open every Tuesday

from 9am until 10 am

at Lighthorne Heath Children’s Center

WELLESBOURNE DISTRIBUTION CENTER

open every Friday from 11.30 am to 1.00 pm

at Wellesbourne Sure Start Center based at the library on the Kineton Road

Tel: 07443 451542

Email: wellesbournefoodbank@gmail.com

The Fosse foodbank is based in Kineton servicing RURAL areas & villages between Stratford upon Avon in the west, Warwick & Leamington in the north to Coventry in the east & Banbury in the south, running approximately along the route of the Fosse Way.  Our aea will cover towns and villages such as Wellesbourne, Lightorne Heath, Bishops Itchington, Southam and many smaller villages.

Alternatively

Open Tue: 10:00 – 12:00

Fri: 10:00 – 12:00

Find us at: The Peoples Church,Horsefair, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 0AH

for enquiries contact us on

info@banbury.foodbank.org.uk

or call: 01295 661301

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