Find out about the food banks which provide a valuable service to residents of Totnes and South Devon.
Dartmouth Community Chest
Dartmouth Community Chest offers a food pantry and daily food parcel delivery service.
Dartmouth Community Chest, Unit 9, The Market, Dartmouth, TQ6 9SE
Dartmouth & District Food Bank
Dartmouth & District Food Bank offers food to those in need in Dartmouth and Kingswear. Open in Dartmouth every Friday from 11am until 1pm, or in Kingswear every Sunday 10am – 12pm and Wednesday 12pm – 3pm. Bags of food are also available for collection from Dartmouth Caring or the Town Council Offices in Victoria Road, Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm.
The food bank gratefully accepts donations of food to Dartmouth Guildhall, Yorkshire Building Society or St Saviours Church, as well as financial donations.
Dartmouth Food Bank, Townstal Community Hall, Davis Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9L J or
Kingswear Community Pantry, The Porch of the Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Church Hill, Kingswear, TQ6 0AA
Find out more: https://dartmouthanddistrictfoodbank.org.uk/
Kingsbridge Area Food Bank
Kingsbridge Area Food Bank provides food, hygiene and household projects to those in need in Kingsbridge and surrounding villages. Food parcels are distributed to clients who have been referred by a GP, their local council or a range of other agencies.
Donations can be left in collection bins at Tesco, Morrisons and Age Concern, or the food bank can collect supplies. Details of how to donate money can be found on the website.
Kingsbridge Food Bank, The Avon Centre, Wallingford Road, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1ND
Find out more: https://www.kingsbridgefoodbank.org.uk/
South Brent Community Fridge
Volunteers collect surplus and end of line food from supermarkets and local businesses, for people to collect as they wish. Local residents are also invited to leave any spare produce.
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
Find out more: https://ssb.org.uk/projects/community-fridge/
Stepping Stones Totnes
Stepping Stones runs a food delivery service for clients who are referred by a GP, Citizens Advice Bureau, their local council or a range of other agencies. They also help St Mary’s Church with produce for their emergency box and donate to other food-based agencies in the area.
Stepping Stones Totnes, St Mary's Church Hall, Church Close, High Street, Totnes, TQ9 5QQ
Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/SteppingStonesTotnes/
YES Brixham runs an independent food bank with food parcels available to collect five days a week from 10.30am – 4.30pm. In addition, a self serve community fridge and larder is free to access and open to all during opening hours.
The food bank relies on community donations so please contact YES Brixham to find out what they are most in need of.
YES Brixham, The Edge, Bolton Street, Brixham, TQ5 9DH
Find out more: https://www.bxyes.org.uk/services-4