Local Foodbank Details
There are two food banks operating in Halesworth - The Community Larder run by St Mary's Church in St Mary's Church Hall and the Food Bank which is run by Waveney Food Banks in St Mary's Church.
Halesworth Community Larder
This is in St Mary's Church Hall, IP19 8LL on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 10am - 11.30am. There is no need for a referral, just turn up - All Welcome.
If you would like to donate to the Community Larder contact Halesworth Volunteers 01986 874290
Halesworth Foodbank operates as part of Waveney Foodbanks at St Mary's Church on Wednesdays 10.30am - 11.45am.
People need to bring their voucher code which will entitle them to one box of food. The voucher code can be obtained from Halesworth Volunteer Centre or by referal from a health agency, Citizens Advice, housing agency or social worker.
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. To find out how to donate money or help in other ways, please visit their website here.