Food Aid

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There are food banks, parcels and community fridges available for people to access urgently needed food and necessities. Many of these organisations can also help with other types of support, such as benefits, debts, and more. They also welcome donations and volunteer enquiries.

How to contact

Where to go

St. Peter’s Church 43 Church St Yaxley PE7 3LH

Middletons Road Recreation Ground
Middletons Road
Peterborough
UK

CARESCO
Green End Road
Sawtry
Huntingdon
UK

The Pantry by Diamond Hampers
All Saints Passage
Huntingdon
UK

Godmanchester Baptist Church
East Chadley Lane
Godmanchester
Huntingdon PE29 2BJ
UK

St Thomas A Becket C Of E Church
Church Green
Ramsey
Huntingdon PE26 1DW
UK

Thongsley Fields Primary & Nursery School
Thongsley
Huntingdon
UK

All Saints Parish Church
Church Street
St. Ives
UK

High Street
Saint Neots PE19 1BN
UK

10 Berkley Street
Eynesbury
Saint Neots PE19 2NB
UK

Great North Road
Eaton Socon
Saint Neots PE19 8EJ
UK

1 Princes Street
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire PE29 3PA
UK

Foodaid where a voucher is not required

Please visit each organisation website or Facebook page for opening days and times.  

Diamond Hampers CIC – Emergency Food Parcels

Diamond Hampers provide food aid to vulnerable families and individuals across Cambridgeshire by supplying food hampers filled with enough to provide meals for a whole week.  Find out more at their website.

To contact them please email or call 07769312711

Yaxley Community Fridge

Run by volunteers with support from Yaxley Parish Council. For more information please visit their Facebook page.

Oxmoor Community Fridge

Run by volunteers in partnership with Thongsley Primary School. For more information please visit their Facebook page.

Huntingdonshire Volunteer Centre Fridge

Run by volunteers.  For more information please visit their Facebook page or their website.

 

 

Foodbanks where a voucher is required 

Please visit each organisation website or Facebook page for opening days and times.  

In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation they work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher. The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.

If you can’t afford food, you can call 0344 245 1292 to speak to Citizens Advice Rural Cambs Huntingdon to obtain a voucher.

Godmanchester Food Bank

To find out where else you can obtain a voucher locally please contact [email protected] or visit the website.

Ramsey Food Bank

To find out where else you can obtain a voucher locally please contact [email protected] or visit the website.

St Neots Food Bank

To find out where else you can obtain a voucher locally please contact [email protected] or visit the website.

St Peter’s Food Bank

St. Peter’s work in partnership with Yaxley Parish Council, local schools and other voluntary and statutory organisations in the wider Peterborough area to help meet the local need. They also signpost to agencies who can offer additional help and begin to resolve any underlying problems. To speak to the Food Bank, please telephone: 07579 825798.  Find out more on their website.

 

Sawtry Foodbank

Please get in touch with them via email or telephone on 07743 593863 if you have a voucher and require a parcel.
Find out more on their website.

If you need support, but do not have a voucher, please contact the relevant agency as shown on their website and ask for a referral to Sawtry Foodbank.

St Ives Food Bank

St Ives Food Bank was set up in 2013 and is run entirely by volunteers. They cover St Ives and the surrounding villages and are here to help those people who find themselves unable to afford to buy food. Food Bank use is for emergencies only and they operate on a voucher/referral system. They have over 80 recognised local
community and governmental agencies who refer clients to them.

If you or anyone you know needs help, and do not know who to contact, then please email for further information. Please do not be afraid to ask for help, they are there to help you. They will ask for a brief summary of the reason you need to use the Food Bank and will then suggest an organisation who would be best placed to help.  Find out more on their website.

 

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