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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.

Here is a list of our food collection locations:

Location of food donation point     Opening hours Comments
Waitrose, Bray’s Lane, Ely, CB7 4QJ

Mon-Fri 07:30-21:00

Sat 07:30-20:00

Sun 10:00-16:00

 front of store
Tesco, Angel Drove, Ely, CB7 4DJ

Mon 06:00-00:00

Tue-Sat 24 Hours

Sun 10:00-16:00

front of store
Tesco, Hotsmoor Avenue, March, PE15 0AX

Mon-Sat 06:00-00:00

Sun 10:00-16:00

front of store
Sainsbury’s, Lisle Lane, Ely, CB7 4AS

Mon-Sat 08:00-22:00

Sun 10:00-16:00

front of store


If you are happy to drop off food donations to our warehouse, please see our warehouse opening times. In addition many churches in the region have a collection box, including Ely Cathedral.

We always welcome donations and promise to use them to help to people in crisis or struggling to put food on the table. On occasions where we have donations far in excess of expected need, or we have items that we cannot readily use in balanced food parcels, we make such surplus available to people in need in the form of a Lo-cost shopping session. On these occasions people are able to choose a set number of surplus items for a nominal charge. We also distribute surplus items to local hostels or other charities where this is a practical way of helping people in need using the items donated.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.

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