We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis so please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list?

Alongside our regular shopping list, as stocks deplete we may be in urgent need of particular items - please click here to view our current needs.

Donations are welcome at the following places:

St Paul's Church, Brixton
  • Tuesdays, 10am - 1pm
  • Saturdays, 10am - 1pm
  • Sundays, 10am - 11pm
  • Sundays, 12.30pm -1.30pm
St Luke's Church, Norwood
  • Tuesday to Friday, 9am - 3pm
  • Sunday services, from 10.30am
  • any Norwood Feast days

See the diary dates page for more detail and a full list of other places where you can drop-off donations

Thank you.

Real stories

As part of Tesco's National appeal over the first weekend in December 2012 they used Norwood and Brixton Foodbank in their PR video, please watch

How you can help

You can volunteer with us in many ways - view full details of the roles available and how to apply.

Current opportunites to support the foodbank:

There are no volunteering events scheduled at the moment.

Full details of events can be found on the diary dates page but if you think you can help, please email norwoodfoodbank@btinternet.com.

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Norwood distribution centre


Tuesdays          10.00am - 1.00pm

Fridays              10.00am - 2.00pm

Click here for how to find us


Brixton distribution centre


Tuesdays          10.00am - 1.00pm

Saturdays         10.00am - 1.00pm

Click here for how to find us 

Any questions? Call us on 07722 121108

From 19th April onwards Brixton Foodbank will continue to open 10am - 1pm permanently this is a change of times please ensure clients are made aware of it as vouchers may not say this.

UK Foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 275 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here