Leominster Food Bank

Supporting people in Leominster and the surrounding area
Charity Number 1194140

Working to relieve and prevent food poverty

How to Get Help

Our sessions are 11am-12 noon on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you are unable to attend at these times, it is possible to arrange to pick up on a Thursday evening. THIS IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Food parcels will be given if you have a referral voucher. You will need to come and collect your food or find someone to collect on your behalf.

How to Find Us.

Leominster Food Bank is at the Old Priory, Leominster HR6 8EQ - next door to the YHA Youth Hostel and behind Leominster Priory Church.

It is accessible by car or on foot. DRIVE VERY SLOWLY on approach to the Old Priory.

There are often people with very limited mobility outside the building..

How to Get Food

  • To get a food parcel you will need a referral from one of the agencies who can issue vouchers. These include:

  • Stonewater Housing

  • Connexus Housing

  • Local schools

  • Age UK

  • Turning Point

  • Vennture

  • Local Welfare Provision

  • Early Years Provision

  • Homestart

  • Health visitors

  • Social Care

  • Children’s Services

  • Leominster Community Money Advice Connect Centre

  • Probation

    If you have an agency in touch with you already, you can ask them to refer you.

    If you are an agency not yet working with us, and want to make a referral for someone; please get in touch.

    If you have no agency that could refer you, please phone or text 07563 000862 to find out how to get a referral.

How To Help Us

Please leave any donations in our collection points at Leominster Co-op, Morrisons, the Community Donation Point at Aldi or Leominster Community Centre.

Install the free app at www.bankthefood.org to find out our current needs whenever you go shopping.

We collect:

Bags! Good quality, clean ‘Bags for Life’ and strong carrier bags

Tinned Meat, tinned pies and Fish

Breakfast cereals

Long Life Milk

Pet food

Jam, Marmite, chocolate spread, peanut butter and honey


Sweets, Chocolate

Tinned vegetables, fruit, puddings and soup

Washing powder and washing up liquid

Deodorant, shampoo, shower gel

Toothpaste and toothbrushes, razors and shaving foam

Non perishable goods only at donation points please - must be in date!

If you have home grown produce that you would like to donate, or if you are a food business with fresh food to donate, please get in touch with us.

How To Donate Money

We welcome your monetary donations however large or small. You can drop a cheque into our post box made payable to “Leominster Food Bank” or make a BACS donation to us.

Don’t have a voucher?

Anyone can come to our Food Bank sessions between 11.30-12 on Tuesdays or Fridays to access free ‘food share’ fresh food such as bread, fruit and vegetables.

No voucher or appointment is required for this food but it is dependent on donations that day and cannot be guaranteed.

We also have a free food share on:

Saturdays and Wednesdays at 2pm at The Old Priory,
HR6 8EQ.

Everyone is welcome.

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