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Donate food

The following centres are open to accept food donations, including a 24/7 collection point at Tesco, Leicester Road.



  • Tesco Superstore (Leciester Road)

There is now a permanent collection point in store, available 24 hours.  Tesco will also top-up all donations by 30%.

  • Rugby foodbank Warehouse
Charlote Street, Rugby, CV21 3HB
Wednesday mornings  
  • New Life Church
Temple Buildings, Railway Terrace, CV21 3EN
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
  • Asda, Rugby Store

Anytime - a collection trolley is in-store 

  • Bilton Evangelical Church (BEC)
27 Main Street, Bilton, Rugby, CV22 7NQ
Tue, 10am-11.30am
Wed, 10am-11.30am
Sun, 9am-12.30pm

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From packets of pasta to tins of tomatoes please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list? 

Real Stories

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Our distribution centres are at:

New Life ChurchRailway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3EN

  • Mondays 12.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Fridays 10.00am - 12.00pm

Rugby Methodist Centre, Russelsheim Way, Rugby, CV22 7TB

  • Wednesdays 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Christ Church Brownsover, Helvellyn Way, Brownsover, Rugby, CV21 1JF (Tel: 07847 969291)

  • Fridays 1.30pm - 3.30pm

***PLEASE NOTE - New openings times of 10.00am-12.00pm for New Life Church on Fridays are in affect from 11th April 2014***

Food is only given to clients with a valid voucher from a front line care professional.  Your food bags may be heavy, please make sure you are able to take them home.  It would be really helpful if you can bring some carrier bags.

For general enquiries call us on

T 07557 680019

UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 265 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here

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Our current urgent requirements are: Fruit Juice (long life), Hot Chocolate, Instant Noodles, Pasta Sauce, Soap, Spreads (Jam, Marmalade etc.), Sugar (500g), Toothpaste. Thanks (Updated 23/04/14)

If you would like to download a shopping list to print for yourself, or your school, church or workplace, please click here.



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Find out how foodbanks work

The foodbank is run in partnership with local churches lead by New Life Church and Christ Church Browsover.  It is part of the work of Hope4, registered charity number 1126487.