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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.

Tesco and/or Asda donation boxes are intended for food that has been purchased in-store. Any food that has been purchased in a different store and brought into the Tesco and/or Asda store for drop off into our donation box should be sealed by the donor and clearly labelled as having been purchased elsewhere.

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

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
Tesco Basildon Extra, Off Station Lane, SS13 3JU (in-store shoppers only) 24 hours near the 1st till
Mayflower Retail Park, Gardiners Link, Basildon, SS14 3HZ (in-store shoppers only) 0600-2400 adjacent to tills
Crown Community Centre. Crest Avenue. Pitsea, Basildon. SS13 2EF Fri – 12 pm-2:30 pm Main Centre

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