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Donate Food & Toiletries

Our foodbank relies on the amazing generosity and support of you, our local community.
We simply could not feed people in crisis without your donations.

Most of the food & toiletries we give out is donated by the public and is absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food. (Please scroll down to find our ‘most wanted’ list of items we are short of)

During the Covid-19 lockdown we wont be doing any instore food & funds collections so are appealing to people to please add one or two items to your shopping and donate them at one of our donation points  listed below. (Our most wanted is updated weekly but we are happy for anything you can spare).                If you are isolating we may be able to collect your donation, please contact Warren to arrange.

We are grateful and appreciative of every of every item of food or toiletries we get, whether you give 1 item or a trolley full.  If you think donating a single item wont do much please know that it really will! If everyone reading  this donated one item it would feed an awful lot of people, who would otherwise go hungry due to a crisis in their life

Our shopping list shows the items that we are short of and need right now.

If you are happy to buy an extra item or two with your shopping please see the table below for our food collection point locations or drop in the baskets in every large supermarket, and some smaller ones.

If you would like to help out at any of our supermarket collections, when they restart, for a minimum of 2 hours please get in touch

Without your amazing generosity we would not be able to do what we do so both we, and our clients, really do appreciate every last item we get as we know its given with thought and a desire to help people in crisis.

Items we are short of right now.

  • Long life milk
  • Rice pudding – tins and pots
  • Tinned fish
  • Tinned meat – all kinds
  • Tea bags – all pack sizes
  • Instant coffee – all jar sizes
  • Jam – all flavours & sizes
  • Cordial pop – all flavours & sizes
  • Women’s deodorant and body sprays
  • Toothbrushes
  • Ready made custard
  • Sponge pudding – all types and flavours
Opening hours may vary during the lockdown period, please check your local store.

Location of fo

od donation point

    Opening hours Comments
Asda Leigh Supercentre, Atherleigh Way.  WN7 5RZ 24hr
except Sunday 10-4
Usually in entrance area
Tesco Extra Leigh, Derby St, WN7 4BA


except Sunday 10-4

 Usually behind the check outs
Tesco Atherton, Crabtree Ln,  M46 0AG

6am – 12am

except Sunday 10 – 4


Just as you exit the check outs
Sainsburys Leigh, Parsonage Retail Park,  WN7 5SJ

7am – 10pm

except Sunday  10.30 – 4.30

usually behind check outs
Morrisons Leigh, Sale Way.  WN7 4JY

7am – 10pm

except Sunday  10-4

usually behind check outs
 Unify Credit Union, 90 Bradshawgate, Leigh 9.30 – 2pm (10 – 1 sat) Ask staff
The Co-Op  237 Church Lane, Lowton 6am – 11pm Ask staff
Kings Church. 20 Upper George Street, Tyldesley M29 8HQ

9am – 4pm(Mon – Fri)

9.30am -4pm(Sunday)

Iceland Foods
Tyldesley Rd, Atherton, Manchester M46 9AT

Daily 9am – 6pm

Sunday 10 – 4

At front near the tills

Drop off at any foodbank centre

Social distancing rules apply. please wear gloves if poss



Click here for times

 & locations


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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