The Food Bank is open every Thursday at our community centre and is for those in the local community who may be struggling to buy food.
Please arrive to register from 10am. You will then be given a ticket and a time slot and asked to return to collect your food bag between 2-3pm.
In order to use the service you will need to register. This can be done in person on the day but if you would like to download and fill in a form in advance, click here. We will give users a list of food items to choose from—please be aware that not all may be available. The service is free, but clients are asked to make a small donation for what they receive if possible, as we rely on donations.
Our Community Kitchen volunteers will also be providing people with a hot meal to take away. We take great care to make sure that all allergens are clearly marked on the labels. Please make sure you check the labels before taking and eating the food. If you are not sure, please ask one of the people handing out the food.
We are unable to allow access to the centre for food bank users, in order to maintain social distancing and safeguard our volunteers; people will be asked to queue outside, and will receive their food bags at the entrance.
We are lucky enough to receive contributions from City Harvest, Felix, Marks & Spencer, Whole Foods, Sainsbury’s and Harrods. We also receive donations from individuals from time to time.
Details of other local food banks are below.
- RBKC coronavirus helpline: 020 7361 4326, email C19Hub@rbkc.gov.uk
The council helpline will direct you to which food bank service to use. The following remain open, but you may need a referral to use their services:
Kensington & Chelsea foodbank – kensingtonchelsea.foodbank.org.uk
Tuesdays at 11am – 1pm and Fridays at 1pm – 3pm.
North Paddington food bank – www.npfoodbank.org.uk
Wednesday, 9:30am-12pm & 1:30pm-3.30pm