Halesworth Foodbank operates as part of Waveney Foodbanks at St Mary’s Church on Wednesdays 10.45am – 12pm.
People need to bring their red voucher which will entitle them to one box of food. The red voucher can be obtained Halesworth Library, CAB at the Volunteer Centre on Friday mornings, Children’s Centre – for those with children 5 years, Edgar Sewter school – for those with children at the school, social workers, Halesworth Volunteer Centre or by letter from a health agency.
If none of these options are open to you, then please still go to the Foodbank, they will not turn anyone away but listen to your story and give you emergency supplies.
The Foodbank is always in need of donations – non perishable foods, in date. As well as food donations, They need cat and dog food, tin openers, toiletries, washing up liquid, laundry powder and household cleaning items, sun cream, children’s sun cream, lip salve. We also need bottles of baby food and products, long life milk (UHT or powdered), fruit juice (long life cartons), tinned meat/fish, sugar (500g), cereals, tinned vegetables, tinned sponge puddings, instant mashed potato, tinned tomatoes, pasta sauces, tinned rice puddings, jam, biscuits or snack bars, cereal bars, tea bags, instant coffee, tinned fruit, squash (no sugar added varieties).
They can be left at the following places:St Mary’s Church; St Edmund’s Church; United Reformed Church; Wenhaston Methodist Church; Wenhaston Post Office; Wenhaston St Peter’s; Holton St Peter’s; Spexhall St Peter’s; Wissett St Andrew’s;Rosedale Funeral Directors; Woolnough Funeral Directors; Hideout Café; or The Hub, Huntingfield.
They do rely on the goodwill of the general public, so if you can help, please do.