CAN YOU HELP?

Swindon Foodbank is in immediate need of the following items 

  • tins of rice, sago or tapioca pudding
  • tinned tomatoes
  • coffee
  • milk
  • sugar
  • meat such as corned beef etc.
  • juice
  • biscuits; and
  • toilet rolls

Swindon Foodbank helping people in crisis. 

We are happy to receive regular donations at any time from individuals, groups, churches, schools and companies to help refill our shelves ready for distribution to people who are facing this crisis.


If you were in crisis...  

...where would you turn?

Many of us have friends and family to turn to when the unexpected happens. But what if you had no family or your family could no longer help? Where would you go? What if the children were hungry, and you’re not sure where the next meal is coming from? What if you had to make the choice between putting money on the key meter for heat and fuel or feeding your family?

That’s where Swindon Foodbank helps: We provide people food and support when people need it most - helping to avert greater disaster and even greater poverty.

Our distribution centres are open on:

Mondays 2.30pm – 4.30pm, St Aldhelms Centre, Edgeware Road, Swindon SN1 1QS

Mondays 11.00am – 13.00pm, The Bridge, 8 Sheep St, Highworth SN6 7AA

Mondays 13.00pm – 15.00, St Bartholomew’s Church, Royal Wootton Bassett. SN4 7BQ

Tuesdays 10.00am – 12.00noon, St Peters Church, Penhill Drive, Swindon SN2 5DU

Tuesdays 2.30pm – 4.30pm, Freshbrook Church, Worsley Road, Swindon SN5 8NU

Wednesdays 10.00am - 12.00noon, St Johns Church Hall Whitbourne Ave SN3 2LG

Thursdays 2.30pm – 4.30pm, St Aldhelms Centre Edgeware Rd Swindon SN1 1QS

Thursdays 11.00am – 13.00pm, The Bridge 8 Sheep St Highworth SN6 7AA

Thursdays 12.00noon – 14.00pm, St Mary’s Church Cheney Manor Road Swindon SN2 2PF

Fridays 2.30pm – 4.30pm, St Aldhelms Centre Edgeware Road Swindon SN1 1QS

When you choose to support Swindon Foodbank by either giving food and/or money - you too become part of this vital initiative bringing comfort and hope to those in crisis, right here in your own community. 

Swindon Foodbank - "Feeding Local People in Crisis".

Find out more about us, donate now or get in touch on 01793 978045 or 07932 108732

We always need donations of food…


Our Shopping List

Click here to download the Foodbank shopping list. We are currently in desperate need of long-life Milk, Tinned meat, sugar, tinned fruit and puddings e.g. peaches, fruit cocktail etc., long-life fruit juice and tinned tomatoes. If you can drop off any of these donations to a distribution centre or ring for a collection to be arranged that would be most appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at Swindon Foodbank distribution centres whose addresses and opening times are above.

Do you need help?

We help people within Swindon AND the surrounding area. If as part of unfortunate circumstances beyond your control you are currently struggling to feed yourself or family we can probably help. Please click here to find out more.



More Than Food - Money Life

SWINDON Foodbank is set to offer support services along with food in the near future, following the introduction of a scheme to help tackle debt and financial difficulties 

Volunteers from the charity have received training in how to signpost service users to much-needed financial services as they help them out with food boxes. 

“People are just getting by but they are having to make the choice between paying the bills and keeping a roof over their heads or putting food on the table for their children, which no-one should have to do.”

Please follow these links to the recent stories in The Swindon Advertiser

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15044325.Swindon_Foodbank_branches_out_with_debt_advice_scheme/  

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15028966.Poor_families_could_struggle_as_living_costs_exceed_welfare_payments/#

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/14879263.Numbers_at_food_bank_on_the_increase/

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You can support Swindon Foodbank by donating online or by regular standing order.

A regular donation of  any amount will be gratefully received and will also attract Gift Aid if you are a tax payer. Thank you.

More info >

SouthWest Hardcore will be performing at The Rolleston Arms on Friday February 24th at 7.30pm in aid of Swindon Foodbank. 

Their re-launch Party is the idea of John Derry and his brother Chris who after taking a brief break from promoting and performing have decided to make a comeback. During their time away times were hard for them and at one point they needed the help of the Swindon Foodbank themselves so this is their way of "giving something back". 

They are asking people to bring along an item of tinned food on the night and/or make cash donations to the charity. 

For more info see https://www.facebook.com/events/330320384017227/



Alert - We have a shortage of... 

Coffee (100gm) Tinned Fruit e.g. peaches, pears, plums, fruit cocktail, pineapple, Tinned Puddings e.g. rice, sage, tapioca, custard and Toilet Rolls - can you help by donating these particular items?

Thank you.


Raise Funds for Swindon Foodbank

Want to help us by raising £££ to keep our operation going?

Well we've put together a list of fundraising ideas that will let you have fun while helping local people in "Food Crisis".

One simple idea is to “POP ON A POUND” to one of the tins you are donating. Thank You.


Just click here to download the list now.


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