SHERBORNE FOOD BANK

A helping hand to the hungry

A volunteer-run organisation, established in 2011. Helping the hungry, and families in crisis, within and around the Parish of Sherborne, Dorset. Registered Charity No.1156481

 

LOOKING FOR HELP?

Contact our confidential helpline:

Tel: 07854 163869

e: help@sherbornefoodbank.org

HOW WE’VE HELPED IN 2023

with weekly deliveries of emergency food + essentials

ITEMS DISTRIBUTED

DELIVERIES MADE

*ADULT PROVISION

*CHILD PROVISION

*Based on an average 64 adults and 40 children delivered to each week

UPDATE: WE DO NOT NEED BREAKFAST CEREALS THIS MONTH – THANK YOU!

DONATING FOOD & TOILETRIES

We benefit from the generosity of individuals, businesses, groups, churches and schools. Find donation points at Sherborne Abbey, Cheap Street Church, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, The Co-operative, Hunt’s Supermarket and Dike & Son, Stalbridge.

FUNDRAISING FOR US

We are grateful to the many individuals and organisations who support us whether with a one-off fundraiser, or as by nominating us as their Charity of the Year. To fundraise, make a donation or set up a direct debit visit JustGiving.

VOLUNTEERING

We need volunteers for collecting food from donation points, sorting food at our depot, picking and packing parcels, helping with deliveries and supporting events. If you are interested in joining our friendly team then please find out more

VOLUNTEER WITH US

Find out more and apply

English Heritage supporting food banks

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Our grateful thanks to FIAC

On 20th May 2024, Sherborne Food Bank Chairman David Kemp had an opportunity to formally thank FIAC, through its Chair, John Crossman, for the incredibly generous donation of £2500 as part of its...

Our 2024 Events Season Begins!

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A Hoppy Easter from Battens Charitable Trust!

Food Bank volunteer Antony Edwards, was delighted to collect a huge quantity of Easter eggs from Battens Solicitors today. Natalia and Naomi very kindly made the presentation on behalf of Battens...

Make March Matter

The Reverse Lent Challenge: Don't give something up. Take something on. In the run-up to the Easter celebrations, we're suggesting that you help us 'Make March Matter' by using our Reverse...

The Cross Keys becomes a supporter

We're thrilled that The Cross Keys in Sherborne has offered to become a supporter of Sherborne Food Bank and promote what we do in its pub and restaurant at the heart of the community. You'll find...

We’ve won a Community Support award!

Sherborne Business Awards is the foremost platform recognising and rewarding business success in our community. It's mission is to highlight and reward those entrepreneurial businesses that have...

Communifit’s Christmas Sweater!

We are grateful to Communifit for once again supporting Sherborne Food Bank's Christmas fundraising effort! Their December Christmas Sweater Charity Run attracted all ages and abilities to enter for...

A feast of gratitude to you all

Whether one of our seventy volunteers, supermarket partners, donors, supporters, churches, local schools and youth groups, agencies or referrers, you have all played an important part in our emergency food service this year. We wish you all a very Happy Christmas!