The Larder Foodbank

Update from The Larder: It has been a crazy time for those involved with the Larder. While we have seen a demand for food parcels go up, we have been blessed with many donations from generous people and sources. Thank you to everyone!

Latest news:
-          The Larder will now be delivering each weekday (Monday – Friday).
-          We are accepting donations Monday to Friday between 3-4pm via a plastic box outside the church hall doors.
-          We have a number of nappies and ladies sanitary products available for those who need them.
-          We will be regularly updating our list of items we need throughout this time.
-          If you are able to donate we are in need of: Children’s Breakfast cereal, tinned and instant custard, meaty-soups, tinned fruit and toothbrushes. 

IF YOU REQUIRE A FOOD PARCEL: The Larder will need someone professional to refer you for a food parcel. This can be: Your Key Worker/Social Worker, Your Children’s school, Your Doctors Surgery, Housing Association, Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Rushmoor Borough Council, Christians Against Poverty (CAP).  If they are happy to refer you, they will need to call the Larder Phone (07501 202546) and leave a message with your details.       We can then deliver a food parcel to you. 

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The Church of the Good Shepherd Larder provides emergency food parcels to individuals and families in need. We deliver on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays after 4pm. The dedicated Larder phone number is 07501 202546.

If you would like to receive a food parcel from the Larder:
The Larder will need someone professional to refer you for a food parcel.
Please contact your Key Worker/Social Worker, your Children’s school, your Doctors Surgery, Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Rushmoor Borough Council, Christians Against Poverty (CAP).
They will need to call the Larder Phone (07501 202546) and leave a message requesting a food parcel with the appropriate details. We will then deliver a food parcel on the nearest Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
 
If you would like to support the Larder:
We accept donations of tinned and dried foods, as well as small toiletries. There are donation points at the Church of the Good Shepherd or St. Peters Church, Farnborough.

If you would like information about which items we are most in need of please see the Larder notice boards or contact the Church office. Below is the list of foods which we sort into our regular food parcels:

  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Cooking Sauce
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Instant or tinned Custard
  • Jam
  • Loo Roll
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Tinned Beans
  • Tinned Spaghetti
  • Tinned Tuna
  • Tinned Meat Meals (Curry, Stew, Mince, Meatballs, meat pies etc)
  • Tinned Ham
  • Tinned Soup
  • Tinned Sweet Corn
  • Tinned Peas
  • Tinned Carrots
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Dry Rice
  • Dry Pasta
  • Instant Mash or Tinned Potatoes


For more information, please contact Abbie Edwards, Pioneer Community Worker:
Tel: 07845 175 158
E-mail: community@goodshepherdchurch.org.uk