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Donate food

Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support.

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.

People’s generosity is amazing and supports us in our continued work feeding more people. Our shopping list on the right shows the items that we need right now. Please don’t donate out-of-date or damaged items.

If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the table below for our main in-store food collection point locations. There are also collection points at Deal Town Hall, and at over 40 local churches, schools and community centres.

Location of store donation points     Opening hours  Mon-Sat
Co-op Food,  Deal CT14 6AG 06.00 – 22.00
Sainsbury’s,  Deal CT14 6AH 07.00 – 22.00
Tesco Extra, Broadstairs CT10 2QJ 24 hours

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.

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