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.
If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the table below for our food collection point locations:
|Location of food donation point||Opening hours||Comments|
|All Saints Church, Church Street, Oakham||09.00-17.00|
Oakham and Uppingham
|Uppingham School Sports Centre||Closed during Covid-19|
|Tesco, Oakham||0800-2200 (M-Sa)
|Lidl, Oakham||0800-2200 (M-Sa)
|Briars stores & Post Office, Churchill Road||0700-2000 (M-Tu)
At the Foodbank
36 Melton Road, Oakham, LE15 6AY
Monday – Friday
Villlage Collection Points – please pop your donations in the boxes provided
|Whissendine||Village Store & the Church Porch|
|Edith Weston||Village Store|
|South Luffenham||27 The Street, LE15 8NX|
|Hambleton||Old red phone box, Lyndon Road|
|Ridlington||St Mary Magdalene & St Andrew’s Church|
|Lyddington||Village Green bus shelter|
|Barrowden & Wakerley||Community Shop|
|Bisbrooke||1 Top Lane, LE15 9ER|
We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in food poverty. 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.