shopping list

How can you help? One way is to help us to offer a balanced food parcel that contains different types of food. This list is updated here and on our Facebook page.

We really appreciate you donating from the list below as it avoids an excess of some foods and a shortage of others.

The Most Useful Foods

Please note that all food collected is non-perishable, long-life or tinned. Thanks for your help. ​


  • Tinned carrots
  • Tinned chicken in white sauce
  • Fray Bentos pies
  • Rice (500g packs)
  • Sandwich paste in small jars
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tinned Ham
  • Corned beef

We are also short of:


  • Tinned peas

  • Smash--powdered mash potato

  • Tinned rice pudding

  • Tinned fruit

  • Pasta sauce

  • Tinned red meat such as bolognaise or stewed beef

  • Sugar (small bags--500g)

  • Tinned custard

  • Crackers

  • UHT juice or bottles of squash

  • Baked beans: after a long time saying we have too many, we now need a few more. Thank you for checking our lists. :)
  • Jars of curry sauce to go with rice
  • UHT Semi-Skimmed milk

  • Tinned Potatoes

  • Tinned meatballs

  • Hotdogs

  • Used, clean and strong carrier bags/'Bags for life'

We don’t currently need:

  • Other beans (chickpeas, red kidney beans, etc)

  • Tinned sweetcorn

  • Fish

  • Soup

Donation Points

Please don’t make additional trips to the shop, only donate if and when you are doing your essential shopping.

  • Eco Village

  • Sainsbury’s

  • Waitrose

  • Both Coop supermarkets

  • B&M

  • Nationwide

  • Everyone's Active: leisure centre


By Email

If you wish to make a monetary donation, please contact us using the email address below: