Real stories

Read real stories of lives changed by the foodbank

Donations at Gateway Centre, Acomb - Monday 9-3pm & Friday 9-12pm   Donations at our warehouse (26 Station... Read more

We are currently only in need of the following items:   UHT milk Long life juice Powdered milk Jam Please... Read more

If you shop at John Lewis York, please watch out for our Green Token box on your way out.  Please put your green... Read more

The Trussell Trust's UK foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and communities to open foodbanks in local communities. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the UK. Last year the foodbank network fed over 900,000 people. Read more

Opening times


Once you've been given a voucher you can redeem it for 3 days worth of food at one of our Distribution Points at the following times.

Monday: Gateway Centre 12-2pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Living Word Centre 1-3pm

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Tang Hall Comm Ctr 11am-1pm, 

Saturday: Citadel, Gillygate 10-12pm

Sunday: Closed

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We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From pasta to puddings, please give in-date non-perishable food. Please read this article before downloading and buying from our shopping list.

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