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Foodbanks and food sharing

Here a list of Foodbanks in Buckinghamshire. To get a foodbank referral and vouchers speak to your Family Centre, Health Visitor or Social Worker or local Citizens Advice office.

You can also use the Trussell Trust’s website to find its 400-strong network of Foodbanks.

Aylesbury

Store House

Storehouse helps anyone in need by providing food and other items like furniture and clothing to people on low incomes, benefits or who are in temporary hardship.

Areas covered: Aylesbury Vale area.

Referral or voucher needed.

Aylesbury Foodbank

Aylesbury Foodbank provides three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to people with a voucher or referral.

Areas covered: Aylesbury and the surrounding areas.

Referral or voucher needed.

Beaconsfield

Hope Community Drop-in

Hope Community Drop-in is a drop-in service where local people referred by doctors or social services can receive an emergency food package. The drop-in runs every Friday at the Holtspur Youth Club building from 8:45 am to midday.

Areas covered: Beaconsfield and neighbouring villages.

Referral or voucher needed.

Chiltern

Chiltern Foodbank

Chiltern Foodbank provides three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to people with a voucher or referral.

Areas covered: The Chiltern District and nearby surrounding areas such as Wendover.

Referral or voucher needed.

Chesham Community Fridge

Chesham Community Fridge distributes free surplus food that is good to eat to anyone who comes to the Fridge. There is no referral or voucher needed. Chesham Community Fridge is open Wednesday and Saturday mornings in the yard behind Broadway Baptist Church, Chesham.

Areas covered: Chesham.

No referral or voucher needed.

High Wycombe

One Can

One Can provide free, nutritious food parcels to those deemed 'in crisis' by their partner organisations.

Areas served: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas.

Referral or voucher needed.

Wycombe Community Fridge

Wycombe Community Fridge shares food locally with anyone and everyone regardless of income or means. No referrals are needed.

No referral or voucher needed.

Wycombe Food Hub

Wycombe Food Hub collects crates of unsold food like bread, fruit, vegetables, chilled and frozen foods every week from supermarkets, farms and shops. The products are then made available to people unable to buy food.

No referral or voucher needed but food is available for a small donation.

Milton Keynes

The MK Foodbank

The MK Foodbank provide food parcels that can be picked up from one of their serving sessions located around the city. Clients can receive a food parcel 5 times within a rolling 12-month period.

Areas served: Milton Keynes.

Referral or voucher needed.

Wendover

Wendover Free Church Foodbank

Wendover Free Church Foodbank provides food parcels for the local area.

Areas served: Wendover and neighbouring villages.

Referral or voucher needed.