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Donate food

Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support.

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.

Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now.

Amazon Wish List

We have an Amazon Wish List to make it easier for people to support our urgent stock appeal. Please click this link to see the list – remembering to log in via to allow us to get the bonus cash donation from Amazon!

Easho Wish list

This new Wishlist (July 2020) is mainly toiletries and household just now but this charities company are expanding the food side. Please click this link to access it.

Collection points for donations are available at the following locations, alternatively donations may be dropped off any any of our centres or our warehouse

Location of food donation point
ASDA at The Jewel
Tesco Corstorphine
Tesco South Queensferry
Morrisons, Granton
Morrisons, Ferry Road
Morrisons, Gyle Centre
Morrisons, Hunters Tryst
Waitrose, Comely Bank
Waitrose, Morningside
Marks & Spencer, Princes Street
Marks & Spencer, Gyle Retail Park
Marks & Spencer, Kinnaird Retail Park
Marks & Spencer, Morningside
Marks & Spencer, Craigleith Retail Park
Sainsbury’s, Cameron Toll
Sainsbury’s, Causewayside
Sainsbury’s, Lothian Road
Sainsbury’s Marchmont
Sainsbury’s Waverley Steps
Scotmid, South Queensferry
Scotmid, Duddingston
Scotmid, Kirkliston
Location of non-food donation point
Superdrug, Princes Street (Toiletries Only)

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating.


Food Items We Do Not Accept

Bottles of water*, Opened/Used or Out Of Date items, Fresh/frozen food, and Alcohol

*Although water is an essential, alongside our food parcels it becomes too heavy for clients to carry, we are frequently left with an excessive amount of bottled water.

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