Axminster Food Bank – Canned Sunshine


The Axminster Food Bank started in September 2012 with a lottery fund and has grown into one of the largest in the area. We have several volunteers who regularly donate huge amounts of time to helping people in need. We are connected with the local medical centre, hospital, East Devon District Council, job club and Social Services to make sure the most vulnerable are supported. Open as follows: Mondays 2pm - 4pm, Tuesdays 10am - 1pm, Thursdays 10am-1pm and Fridays 10am - 4pm, CLOSED WEDNESDAYS


 

Donations

If you would like to donate food here is a list of the most common items we need. You can print this list here.

Shopping list

  • • Canned fruit
  • • Canned vegetables
  • • Canned meat
  • • Rice pudding
  • • Custard
  • • Jelly
  • • Pulses
  • • Powdered/UHT milk
  • • Soup
  • • Beans
  • • Pasta/rice
  • • Tea/coffee/squash
  • • Salt, pepper, gravy

Emergency list

  • • Deodorants
  • • Toilet roll
  • • Washing powder
  • • Washing up liquid
  • • Soap/shower gel
  • • Shampoo
  • • Nappies
  • • Toothpaste
  • • Toothbrushes
  • • Clothes

Are you a keen gardener?  Do you sometimes have fruit and vegetables left over?  Contact us and the Centre will take it off your hands. 

Drop off points for food bank

  • • Axminster Health & Wellbeing Centre
  • • Axminster Tesco
  • • Axminster Co-op