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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.

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

Please note that we do not hand out out-of-date food so please check your donations to make sure that they are within the sell-by date.

Give food online via Bankuet

Turn your donations into food via Bankuet, an online shop dedicated to supporting foodbanks. Simply make a monetary donation and Bankuet will deliver the items we need when we need them. Click here for more information and to donate.

Donate food in person

To be reminded of which foodstuffs we urgently need when you are in the supermarket download the BanktheFood app on your phone from

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
Oswestry Foodbank centre see Locations
Sainsbury’s store in Oswestry open everyday Box in entrance. Any non Sainsbury items bagged separately please.
Tesco’s store in Ellesmere open everyday Box in entrance. Any non Tesco  items bagged separately please.
St Oswald’s Vicarage, Penylan Lane, Oswestry, SY11 2AJ. open everyday Box outside the vicarage.
Stan’s Supermarket in St. Martins open everyday  Crate at the end of the tills.
Local churches Contact your local church to see if they collect.

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages and we have a surplus of certain items. 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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