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This year we have been so well supported with essential food donations that for a few weeks we would like our wonderful supporters to give Christmas goodies instead to support two wonder Christmas Appeals

The Mayor of Broxtowe’s Christmas Hampers

And Nottingham Churches Christmas Boxes

Further details about both appeals and preferred donations can be found here


Free food parcels are available for people in financial difficulty. Our foodbanks are now open for collection. Details of locations and opening times are available here

Deliveries are available for special circumstances only, eg  those who need to self-isolate but cannot afford to pay for food delivery, please contact us to discuss. Deliveries can also be arranged outside of the areas covered by these foodbanks, including East Notts/Bingham.


Please get a food voucher/referral first. The best way to do this is to visit an advice centre. Alternatively:-

If you live in Nottingham City ring the City helpline 0115 915 5555

If you live in Broxtowe, Ashfield or Newark and Sherwood, please ring 0177 353 2291 for Citizen’s Advice who will provide financial advice and pass details on to your nearest foodbank who will deliver to you.

If you live anywhere else in Nottinghamshire ring the county helpline 0300 500 8080 or if you need further guidance on how to get a food voucher/referral please call Hope Nottingham on 0303 040 1110


Details of locations and opening times are available here (create hyperlink to updated foodbank page). Wherever possible please provide one of our paper food vouchers to enable them to collect from our foodbanks. Where this is not possible or where delivery is required please email  or ring 0303 040 1110 if you cannot email. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE TRUSSELL TRUST E-REFERRAL SYSTEM

For other areas please ring the city or county helplines.

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER OR GIVE to Hope Nottingham during the Coronavirus crisis

We are extremely grateful for all offers of support. If you would like offer volunteer time, and do not need to self-isolate then please email If you would like to give to support the foodbank, in order to encourage social distancing, money donations are preferred, we are buying food in bulk. For details on how to give please click here:- . Food donations can be made at Sainsbury’s Beeston and Tesco in Beeston, Toton and Carlton. If you have food donations and cannot get to these supermarkets please contact us.

We are not currently accepting clothing, toys or any other donations in kind.

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