How it works

Obtain a food voucher

Bring voucher to foodbank

Allocation of food

Our Foodbank receives donations of food from all the local churches in our area, given by members of the congregation. In addition we are given monetary donations, most of which is used to buy items of food, supplementing what has been donated. Local charities also help us by giving us grants and we have good relationships with local Supermarkets such as The Co-op in Corsham and the Pickwick Road store, Sainsbury's in Chippenham and McColl's in Box. In each location a box is set aside for donations to the Foodbank.

We store all our donations and issue them in proportion to the needs of the particular client. We try to issue food that will contribute to a balanced and nutritious diet. Although we can store only dried, packet and tinned food, we give vouchers to enable our clients to get fresh milk, bread and spread from the Co-op in Corsham, fresh fruit and vegetables from the Corsham Greengrocer and toiletries and hygiene products from a local chemist.