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.


  • 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


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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