Donate Food and Money

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From packets of pasta to tins of tomatoes please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list?

 

If you would prefer to support us through a regular financial donation please follow this link :

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We continue to provide food parcels to 1,500 people per month. In late November we marked the 50,000th person fed in... Read more

We are having a harvest at Coventry foodbank from September to end of October, which aims to collect enough emergency... Read more

Lots of stuff going on at the cathedral on October the 11th for the youth in the city fo Coventry.... Read more

Trussell Trust Network

Coventry foodbank is proud to be part of the The Trussell Trust's UK foodbank network. There are over 420 foodbanks in the UK and locally Rugby, Kenilworth, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Hinckley, Stratford, Warwick and Leamington have all joined the network as well. Read more

Sponsors

Charitable trusts and business supporters help make what we do possible. Find out who our partners are and how you can become one. Read more

Coventry Foodbank distributes food through 17 partner churches

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Normally there is a foodbank open somewhere in the City every day of the week, however during Christmas week a restricted service is offered as follows (times and full locations follow the link above) :

Tuesday 23rd December : RCCG Holy Ghost Zone (Hillfields)

Wednesday 24th December : St John the Divine (Willenhall at the Haggard Centre)

Thursday 25th December : No centres open

Friday 26th December : No centres open

Saturday 27th December : Church of God of Prophecy, Hillfields

                                      Canley Family Centre, Canley

Sunday 28th December : No centres open

Monday 29th December : No centres open

Tuesday 30th December : Coventry Jesus Centre

Wednesday 31st December : St John the Divine (Willenhall at the Haggard Centre)

Thursday 1st January : No centres open

Friday 2nd January : No centres open

A full service restarts on January 5th, 2015.

Coventry Foodbank in the News

Coventry foodbank continues to attract national and local press interest. Some of this is positive and some less so. The recent one hour documentary by David Modell entitled "Britains Hidden Hungry" highlighted the plight of Charlotte and a number of other foodbank clients.

Charlotte is now studying at University and she will receive support from many people who where moved by her story. If you were moved by Charlotte's story and would like to donate then please contact the Trussell Trust directly.

There are more links to stories relating to Coventry foodbank on our Facebook webpage. Link with it to follow our exciting story.

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The latest Coventry foodbank video was produced for a citywide conference in October 2013 and shows how the foodbank works...

We really appreciate all that you can give, but please donate more meat, fish and tinned fruit. Click here to see the full list of food of the shopping list in order of importance.

Coventry Clothes Bank

Coventry Clothes Bank has now distributed over 300 clothes parcels.  We have a very good stock of all sizes of clothes including baby clothes.

For further information, please email Dee on: clothes@coventryfoodbank.com or phone 02476 633500 (and select option 5), or mobile 07544 231155.

Coventry Clothes Bank was started by an initiative by the Tollgate pub in January 2013 during the particularly cold winter of 2013. Clothes parcels (including some school uniforms) are distributed to recipients through foodbank centres across the city,

Many schools have enjoyed raising much needed funds for Clothes Bank through our Pop-Up Shops and Fashion Parades. Please contact Dee is you are interested in running an event.