Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support. Most of the food distributed by Dover Foodbank 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.
A quick update from Dover Foodbank - the last 12 months (to end of June 2018) were our busiest ever - we supplied the equivalent of three days' worth of food for just over 3,000 people , sadly that was 55% up on the previous 12 months, so it really is a big "Thank you" to everybody who continues to donate in these difficult times. Don't forget to let the foodbank know if you need someone to collect donations from you, or if you would like someone to come along at any time to talk about the work of Dover Foodbank
Please see our list of most-wanted items; as always, of course, we are more than happy to receive donations of any in-date non-perishable food. As always we are really thankful for the many local people who give so generously week after week so that others in our community don't have to go hungry which they are in difficulties.
As always do please feel free to display / distribute this info as you see fit - your help in this is much appreciated.
Thank you for all that you do
Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.
Sometimes we also request donations of personal hygiene items, this is to restore and maintain a client’s dignity.
If you are happy to donate food items which have been purchased in-store, the following supermarkets have collection boxes:
For other local collection points please refer to the table beneath our wanted list.
|Local supermarket donation points||Opening hours||Comments|
|Tesco Extra Dover||0000-2400||front of store near tills|
|Morrison’s Dover||0700-2100||front of store near tills|
We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis.
Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.