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Thank you very much for visiting our ‘Food Donation’ page. Food donations have been very good in recent weeks and we are well stocked with most food items. However, there are some items that we would like to receive as indicated in the list on the side. In general, we would prefer to receive donations of standard nutritious items which appeal to the majority of people, including children.

Our food parcels are assembled to meet the needs of our clients and it is more helpful to us if donated goods are in regular sizes – it then gives us more flexibility when packing parcels.

As an alternative, or if you are unable to visit one of our drop off points, can we suggest a financial donation? Such a donation would enable us to purchase extra supplies as and when the need arises. Please click on the red 'Donate' button at the top of this page.

Please do not leave donations at the Foodbank Distribution Centres; we are not the only users of these premises and we do not visit every day.

Once again, thanks for your support - without you we could not help those people in need.

From all at the Foodbank

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.

If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the tables below for our food collection point locations:


Malmesbury Area Donations Points

Location of food donation point     Opening hours Comments
Waitrose, Malmesbury

07:30 – 21:00

10:00 – 16:00 (Sundays)

 After the checkouts
Coop, Gloucester Road, Malmesbury

07:00 – 22:00

10:00 – 16:00 (Sundays)

 After the checkouts
Coop, Malmesbury High St. 07:00 – 20:00 Please ask the staff
United Reformed Church, Malmesbury 10:00 – 12:00 Sundays CURRENTLY CLOSED
Malmesbury Abbey 9:30 – 15:30 In the South Aisle
St. Aldhelm’s Church, Malmesbury Only open for Mass Inside main door
St. Joseph’s School, Malmesbury School hours  CURRENTLY CLOSED

During the Covid-19 pandemic we are not accepting donations at the foodbank. If you cannot take them to one of the supermarket collection points, then please phone the Foodbank and we will get back to you.


Cricklade Area Donations Points

There are a number of collection points in the Cricklade area. The foodbank in Cricklade is currently closed and we are dealing with all clients via the Malmesbury Foodbank Centre.

Tesco Express, 40 High Street, Cricklade
Animal Fayre, 88 High Street, Cricklade
Culverhay Stores, 16 White Horse Road, Cricklade
St Sampson’s Church, Bath Road, Cricklade    Limited opening
Cricklade United Church, Calcutt Street, Cricklade    ++CURRENTLY CLOSED++
St Mary’s Catholic Church, 59 High Street, Cricklade    Limited opening
Ashton Keynes Church of England School, Gosditch, Ashton Keynes
St Johns Church Latton  (Village Hall café monthly)    ++CURRENTLY CLOSED++


We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. 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.

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