Donate Food & Household Items

High Needs List

We have a good supply of many food, hygiene and household items, however there are some specific items that we are in need of. Please see our High Needs List below.


  • Tinned ham/corned beef
  • Tinned fruit
  • Long life milk
  • Long life juice/squash
  • Tinned potatoes
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned sweetcorn
  • Tinned fish
  • Christmas biscuits
  • Christmas selection packs
  • Custard
  • Nuts
  • Gravy (small)
  • Stuffing

Kitchen and hygiene items:

  • Roasting trays (large)
  • Deodorants
  • Nappies (sizes 6-8)
  • Laundry liquid/tabs/powder (small packs)

Please note:

• We do not accept furniture
• We are currently not accepting clothes, shoes, accessories, bedding or crockery


Donations can be dropped off at our Foodbank at Dacre House, 19 Hillfield Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4AA – Monday-Friday 10am-1pm. Additional hours on Wednesdays 4pm-6pm. (Closed on Bank Holidays). For large donations, please contact 01442 250969 or

Alternatively, you can drop food items in the Foodbank crates after the checkouts at these supermarkets:

Hemel – Tesco Extra Jarman Park (in-store shoppers only), Sainsbury’s Apsley Mills, Sainsbury’s Woodhall Farm

Berkhamsted – Tesco Metro (in-store shoppers only), Waitrose

Tring – Tesco (in-store shoppers only)

Please note: Tesco collection points are intended for food that has been purchased in-store. Any food that has been purchased in a different store and donated at a Tesco should be sealed and clearly labelled as having been purchased elsewhere.



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