Get in touch straight away with one of the referrers on the list shown (or simply ask your own GP) or email help@sherbornefoodbank.org for advice.

Please remember we are a voluntary-run organisation and do not offer a 24/7 response but will get back to you as soon as we possibly can.


We have several food donation points in Sherborne including Sherborne Abbey, Cheap Street Church, The Sacred Heart & St Aldhelm Catholic Church, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and the Co-operative Food Supermarket, Westbridge Park.

See what we need.

We are also grateful to the ABBEY PHARMACY in Cheap Street Sherborne, for supporting the food bank as a collection point for toiletries, personal hygiene items and baby needs and to Dike & Son in Stalbridge.


We accept referrals from many agencies, as well as in total confidence from GPs, hospitals, district nurses, teachers of primary and secondary schools and priests. If you believe your organisation could benefit from referring individuals or families to us please get in touch with your details. Our current referrers include:

  • All Saints School, Bishops Caundle
  • Buckland Newton Primary School
  • Christians Against Poverty
  • Citizens Advice Sherborne
  • Clean Slate
  • Dorset Council Refugee Resettlement
  • Dorset Leaving Care Team
  • Dorset Health Care Trust
  • Dorset Integrated Prevention Service
  • Dorset Police
  • Dorset Probation Service
  • Early Help Hub
  • Help & Care
  • Home-Start
  • Julian House
  • Lantern Resource Centre
  • Magna Housing
  • Milborne Port Surgery
  • Pear Tree Nursery
  • Reach Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Sherborne Abbey Primary School
  • Sherborne Community Mental Health Team
  • Sherborne Connect
  • Sherborne Primary School
  • St. Paul’s at the Gryphon School
  • The Apples Medical Centre
  • The Grove Medical Centre
  • The Gryphon School
  • The Pod
  • The RendezVous
  • Volunteer Centre Dorset

Any school, GP surgery or church can refer direct


The 1st Yetminster Scout Group also offers a donation point at its scout hut

Visit their website