Donate food

Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. Please give in-date non-perishable food. Download our latest shopping list.

Collections points are available at all East of England Cooperative Stores, Tesco's in Beccles and Saxmundham. Many churches in the area also have boxes where you can donate.


Or contact us.

913,138 people received three days’ emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks in 2013-14 compared... Read more

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The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here


Drop-ins in Lowestoft on:

  • Monday 9am to 1pm, Trinity Methodist Church in High Street.
  • Tuesday 10 till 12, URC in High Street.
  • Wednesday 11 to 3, Gateway to Hope London Road South
  • Thursday 11.30 till 2, Whitton Life Cafe, Whitton Green.
  • Friday 10 till 11.30, South Lowestoft Methodist Church.
  • Friday 10 till 2, Gunton Baptist Church, Montgomery Avenue.

Drop-ins in Beccles on:

  • Monday 2 to 4pm and Friday 3 to 5pm, St. Luke's Church, Rigbourne Hill.
  • Tuesday to Friday 10am till 4pm, Step 2 Northgate.

Drop-ins in Halesworth on: (or ring 07928 719934 outside these times for support)

  • Wednesday 10.30 to 12, St Mary's.

In Aldeburgh, Leiston or Saxmundham area ring 07928 705798 for support, 

In Sole Bay Area ring 07756 599070 for support.

In Framlingham Area ring 07729 668454 for support.

Drop-ins in Kessingland on:

  • Wednesday 11am to 1pm at Maram Green.

 Other enquiries email us on or ring 01502 537798

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