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.

Food:

  • Jars of cooking sauces
  • Tinned mackerel
  • Tinned ham/corned beef
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tinned peas/carrots
  • Instant mashed potato
  • Rice
  • Jams and spreads
  • Sponge puddings
  • Tinned fruit
  • Custard
  • Biscuits
  • Tinned spaghetti hoops

Household and hygiene items:

  • Carrier bags
  • Men’s and women’s deodorants
  • Size 5-7 nappies
  • Baby wipes
  • Toothbrushes

Please note:

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

Where TO FIND US

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 foodbank@dens.org.uk.

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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