Office Opening Times

Our office is staffed intermitently as we spend a lot of time meeting with customers, referrers and other groups. If you leave a message we will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternativly, you can email and we will get back to you. 

Our warehouse opening times are 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday so if you want to come down and drop off items then please do drop in. 

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Last year across the Stroud District Foodbank we fed 4243 people. All were referred via third party professionals and were given food for 3 days to help them manage during a crisis. All our food and funding came from local people here in our District. .

UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here

Looking to collect food?

Dursley Tabernacle URC, Parsonage Street, Dursley, GL11 4LW

Monday 12:30- 13:30 Thursday 12:30- 13:30

Douglas Morley Hall, Stonehouse, Elm Road, GL10 2NP

Tuesday 10:00- 11:00 Friday 10:00- 11:00

The Cross, Parliament Street, Stroud (Above the laundrette, access via the public car park)

Monday 12:00- 13:00 Wednesday 12:00- 13:00 Friday 12:00-13:00

Wotton Baptist Church, Rope Walk, Wotton Under Edge, GL12 7AA

Wednesday 13:00- 14:00

We also have a delivery service that operates in Nailsworth. If you would like to access this please call 01453 367077 for more information

Donate food

The Foodbank is as busy as it has ever been. We are therefore asking that the public only buy the specific items that we need rather than getting more of the items we already have. If you want to donate to the foodbank we are looking for:

  • Sugar
  • Sponge Puddings 
  • Instant Mash 
  • UHT Fruit Juice

Alternatively you could offer us financial support to help us fund our new warehouse that we have recently moved into. Please do look at the Get Involved page for more info. 

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Who runs the Foodbank?

Formally we are part of the Stroud District Basics Bank which is a registered charity with the goal to end poverty in our local community. The Basics Bank was set up by a network of Churches from across the Stroud District who were motivated by their Christian faith to support people in our communities who face crisis. The Foodbank was set up to fulfil the words of Jesus- "for I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat”. 

The goal is to provide hope during times of hopelessness and make sure that every member of our District knows that they are loved and cared for. We exist to help people reach the potential for life in all its fullness and maintain dignity in troubled circumstances. At the Foodbank this is done through the provision of food, companionship and signposting into the wider care community.

We are a community organisation and work in partnership with schools, other community groups and professional care providers. This sense of partnership is one of our core values and we are committed to being part of the wide network of support and care for people in the District of Stroud. We believe that through working together we will be able to be more effective and help more people. We are committed to the principle of equality regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, political opinion or affiliation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or disability. We will work with anyone and will support anyone in crisis.