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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The All Party Parliamentary Group on hunger and food poverty report is attached. This report outlines many of the... Read more

Coventry foodbank has its very own Dietitian! Alex Harper joined the team in November 2014 as part of her Post Graduate... Read more

In the 5 years we have been distributing food over 70,000 people have been fed. For a long time the primary reason why... 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

Please note : Emergency food parcels are available at Fire Stations around the city (Foleshill, Canley, Radford and Binley) on production of a red voucher from Christmas Day until New Years Day.

Coventry Foodbank distributes food through 17 partner churches. There is normally a foodbank centre open somewhere in the City of Coventry 7 days a week.

However over Christmas we have limited opening hours as follows :

Monday 21st  - Wednesday 23rd : Normal opening times

Thursday 24th : QRBC open, Walsgrave Baptist Church 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Friday 25th - Saturday 26th : All foodbank locations closed

Sunday 27th : Hebron open as normal

Monday 28th  - Tuesday 29th : All foodbank locations closed

Wednesday 30th : St Oswalds (Tile Hill) and Bethel (Spon End) open

Thursday 31st  - Saturday 2nd January : All foodbank locations closed

Sunday 3rd January : Hebron open as normal

 

 

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In a ground breaking initiative and the first of its kind in the country, Coventry foodbank has partnered with Coventry Citizens Advice Bureau to provide direct access to advice services at many of its foodbank centres around the city.

Over 1,250 people have already been helped with this service.

Locations :

1: St Catherines Church, Acorn Street, Stoke Aldermoor on Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

2: Allesley Park Evangelical Church, Whitaker Road, Allesely Park on Fridays from 1:00 p.m.  - 3:00 p.m.

3: RCCG (Holy Ghost Zone), Albert Street, Hillfields on Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4: Bethel Evangelical Church, Spon End, on Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

5: Hebron Church, The Forum, Longfellow Road, Stoke on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

6: The Hope Centre, Vauxhall Street, Hillfields on Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

7: Foleshill Baptist Church, Broad Street, on Wednesdays 12:00- 2:00 p.m.

 

Please be aware that our sessions can be very busy and consequently wait times can be extended.

 

 

 

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

Christmas is always a special time for Coventry foodbank and we love nothing more than introducing Coventry foodbank to children at school assemblies and church services. If you would like one of the team to present then please email us at niki@coventryfoodbank.com.

If you would like us to pick up your food collection then call Tony on 07507 468395 or drop them off at the Hope Centre, Vauxhall Street, Hillfields during normal working hours.

We really appreciate all that you can give, but please donate Christmas fare such as tinned ham, mince pies, christmas pudding and sweets. Click here to see the normal full list of food of the shopping list in order of importance.

Coventry Clothes Bank has now distributed over 850 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.