Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support.
If you have a special collection to donate, please contact our collection coordinator on 01636 700213.
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.
Christmas and New Year 2018/19
Warehouse opening dates
Open for donations on 17th December and 7th January.
Closed for donations on 24th and 31st December.
If you have a special donation please contact us on 01636 700123.
Bank Holidays – The warehouse will be open on Tuesdays when the Monday is a Bank Holiday.
Shopping list update December 2018
Our shopping list on the right shows the food items that we need right now. Please do not donate items containing alcohol. Also, please make sure the food is “in date”. We cannot distribute out of date food, so please check the use by date on your donations.
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|
Lombard Street, Newark
|see website||location in store|
08:00 – 20:00
10:00 – 16:00
06:00 – 23:00
|St.Mary Magdalene, Market Place||Near Verger’s Office|
|Charles Street Methodist|
|Holy Trinity RC||Saturday evening Mass 7pm
Sunday Mass 10am, 6:30pm
|In the porch|
|Congregational Church, London Road|
|7th Day Adventist|
|Newark Quaker Meeting|
|Balderton Methodist, Main Street
|Salvation Army, Lowfield Lane|
|St.Giles, Main Street|
|Our Lady of Victories RC|
|Collingham Methodist||Sunday Service, Monday & Friday mornings|
|Collingham All Saints||When church is open|
|South Scarle: St. Helena||2nd Saturday every 2 months at Coffee mornings or when the Church/Community centre is open|
|Girton: St. Cecilia||Community collections are organised|
|Thorney: St. Helen||Collections are organised.|
|Brant Broughton Quaker Meeting|
|Coddington Primary||Check with school for available times and accessibility|
|Barclays Bank, Market Place, Newark|
|Coop Foodstore, Southwell|
|One Stop, King Street, Southwell|
|Lloyds Pharmacy, King Street, Southwell|
We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks or charities to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people in need in the Newark, Tuxford and the surrounding area.
Please contact our Donations Coordinator on 01636 700213 if you have any questions about donating food.