How to get help
What we do
How to help us
Norwich Foodbank is a company incorporated in England and Wales (Co. No. 7051996) with limited liability by guarantee.
Charity number 1143528 - registered for Gift Aid with HMRC - No XT22368
Registered office address:
Henderson Business Centre,
51 Ivy Road, Norwich NR5 8BF
Tel: 01603 251733 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The name Norwich foodbank is used in all its works.
Patrons Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, Delia Smith CBE and Susan Hill CBE.
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What do we need?
You can help local people in crisis by buying items from the shopping list below and giving them to a Norwich foodbank collection point. The items in red are those that we currently need the most. Thank you for helping your neighbour in crisis!
* Long life milk
* Powdered milk
* Long life fruit juice
* Pasta Sauces - especially tomato-based (i.e. not curry sauces)
* Sponge Pudding (Tinned / long life)
* Tinned custard
* Tomatoes (Tinned)
* Tinned Veg - especially carrots, peas and green beans
* Rice Pudding (Tinned)
* Tea Bags (40s and 80s)
* Instant coffee
* Instant Mash Potato
* Cereal / snack bars
* Tinned Meat e.g. ham, corned beef
* Tinned Fish
* Tinned Fruit
* Biscuits (sweet)
* Peanut butter
* Petfood (dog and cat)
* Washing up liquid and sponges
* Soap powder / washing gel (small quantities)
Toiletries needed include deodorants, shower gel, shampoo, toilet rolls, shaving gel / foam and razors and feminine hygiene products (tampons / towels)
We also accept financial donations as there is a cost involved in running the charity. For more information about how to give, please go the 'How You Can Help' page of our website.
Last updated March 2018
How it works
The Foodbank gives three days of emergency food to individuals and families in crisis. Local care professionals in the Norwich area refer people to us using a food voucher. At the Foodbank centre clients exchange their voucher for food supplies, here they also receive a give a cup of coffee, a listening ear and signposting to other professionals who can help them out of their crisis.
The Foodbank also supports existing local agencies working with distressed and destitute people by donating food in bulk.
The Foodbank allows the general public to contribute to and support local well-being in a simple practical way.
9,721 food parcels given to local people in the last 12 months
including 3,094 children,
up to 31st March 2018
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