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Take part in the 40 for 40 challenge this Lent

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Lent is a time for giving things up but this year our fundraising campaign in the run up to Easter is all about giving something back as well. The 40 for 40 challenge is all about raising much needed funds to support the operation of Leicester South Foodbank. With people struggling to afford food living […]

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New Operations Manager

Leicester South Food Bank is pleased to announce the new appoint of Bruce Harrison as Operations Manager. Bruce comes to us with a background of working with people who find themselves for what ever reason vulnerable. He has a wealth of experience in finding solutions to support others to become independent and regain self esteem. […]

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Acting Today to Save Tomorrow – in association with Bakers Waste Services Ltd

  Leicester South Food Bank is delighted to announce that we’ll be working alongside Bakers Waste in an attempt to ensure no food is wasted in our local community. Working with Bakers Waste will instil an entirely new approach to our aim of putting good use to the food that unavoidably wasted. How does it […]

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Why foodbanks are a lifeline for some!

We were pleased to partner with the Leicester Mercury in trying to raise awareness of foodbanks and the service that they provide to many people who are struggling from day-to-day for a variety of reasons.  Please click on the link below for the full article. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/food-banks-in-leicester-and-why-they-are-a-lifeline-for-some/story-30025084-detail/story.html#QFoMjoyx1X5yYHXB.01  

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Current Food Needs

If you would like to donate food to help those that are currently struggling to feed themselves and their family, we would really appreciate this.  We are particularly in need of the following items at the moment:- Tinned Meat Tinned Fish Coffee Tinned fruit Tinned vegetables Pasta Sauce Long life milk Long life fruit juice […]

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Leicester South Foodbank Launches “Give as you Live” Campaign

Most people now shop online for some things whether its groceries, Argos or the latest gadget at Amazon.  Did you know that you can help people in crisis just by going to the online shop you want via the give as you live website https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/leicester-south-foodbank/1166104/0 ? To put it simply, 1. You click on the link above […]

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Charity Curry Night raises £1646 for Leicester South Foodbank

We would like to say a big THANK YOU on behalf of the Foodbank Trustees, volunteers and recipients to all those that supported the charity curry night. Through ticket sales, donations ( from people who wanted to come but couldn’t make it on the night), raffle proceeds, donations on the night, auction promises and Cuisine […]

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Current Needs

The Leicester South Foodbank (Kings Centre, Wigston base) is currently in need volunteers to help out on either our Monday evening (6-7pm) or Thursday lunch (1-2pm) sessions.  This can involve a variety of tasks from sorting stock, making up food parcels, making tea and coffee for those that come along or having a chat with […]

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Current Needs

The Leicester South Foodbank (Kings Centre, Wigston base) is currently in need volunteers to help out on either our Monday evening (6-7pm) or Thursday lunch (1-2pm) sessions.  This can involve a variety of tasks from sorting stock, making up food parcels, making tea and coffee for those that come along or having a chat with […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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