Donate Food & Supplies

We welcome food and product donations from everywhere

Join the neighbours and friends, organisations, community groups, stores, supermarkets, farmers and allotment growers, who donate food and supplies to support our community.

Whether you have a few extra items in your weekly shop, an abundant crop after a rainy season, or a warehouse moving excess stock, we welcome your donations.

We collect food and personal hygiene products for immediate distribution each weekend.

What to donate

Foods to donate

  • Fresh vegetables & salads
  • Canned goods, vegetables, soups, baked beans, etc.
  • Dried foods, pasta, rice etc.
  • Cooking oil
  • Drinks, bottled, canned
  • Coffee & tea
  • Supplies for children and babies
  • Formula
  • Nappies

Personal products to donate

  • Sanitary products
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap/shower gel
  • Shaving kits

Where to donate

For smaller donations, you can either drop them off at The Pantry during opening hours, (see below), or contact us and we’ll arrange a pick up.

For larger donations, please  contact us to discuss.

Where to make donations

Donations can be made at The Pantry during opening hours, or contact us to organise collection.

The Play Barn, Great Pardon Community Association,
Staple Tye, Harlow, CM18 6YJ

Saturday: 2:45 to 4pm
Sunday: 12.25 to 2pm