Donate food

Food Donations


What items can you donate to Cardiff Foodbank?

The following list of food (and other) items are what we currently use to make up our emergency food parcels. From time to time this list may change, so please do check back to this page and our main ‘Donate Food‘ page for up to date information.

We’ve also listed below some items that we are unable to accept for distribution.


We can accept…

All donations (food and other items) must be in date and in the original package and unopened.
We can only accept and distribute unopened items in the original packaging.
We cannot accept gift wrapped items – gift wrapped donations will be opened and checked before distribution.

Food Items
Soup – (tins & packets)
Tomatoes (tinned)
Baked Beans
Potatoes (tinned)
Vegetables (tinned)
Meat (tinned)
Fish (tinned)
Pasta (max 1kg packs)
Rice (max 1kg packs)
Cooking Sauces (pasta sauce etc.)
Breakfast Cereals (size 350g – 500g)
Biscuits
Tea
Coffee (instant)
Fruit (tinned)
Milk (UHT long/life 1 litre)
Fruit Juice – long life (1 litre cartons)
Squash (1 litre bottles)
Savoury Snacks (Crisps, crackers etc)
Chocolate/Sweets
Condiments (Ketchup etc.)

Seasonal Items
Christmas
Easter

Toiletries
Female Hygiene Products
Individual bars of soap
Deodorant/antiperspirant Shampoo
Shower gel Shaving foam/gel
Toothpaste & Toothbrush (adult and child)
Hairbrush/comb

Baby Items
Nappies (all sizes – unopened)
Baby wipes

Household Items

Washing up liquid
Laundry liquid/gel
Toilet roll (small packs or individual rolls)
Cleaning sprays
Cleaning cloths and wipes
Hand sanitisers
Face masks
Good quality carrier bags


We are unable to accept…

Any items not on our core distribution list above
Out of date items – food or other
Opened or part used food items and packets
Home made products – food or other
Perishable food items (fresh food project may redefine this)
Baby Milk Formula Stages 1 & 2
Medicines / Vitamins (prescription or over the counter)/ CBD Products
Incontinence Pads
Alcohol & tobacco
Toys
Books / DVDs / CDs
Clothing or Footwear


 

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