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Food banks and community larders

A selection of different vegetables on a wooden counter

There is a food bank or community larder in each of the county’s market towns and city.

You may need to be referred by a qualifying organisation or have a voucher to access the service, but if you contact your nearest food bank directly, they’ll be able to advise on the process.

Bromyard

Bromyard Food Bank
07942 672077 •  bromyardfoodbank@gmail.com

The food bank provides deliveries every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Hereford

Hereford Food Bank
01432 607011 • manager@herefordfoodbank.co.uk

The food bank delivers weekly food parcels between Monday and Friday (normally within 24 hours of a request being received).

Putson Baptist Church
01432 357700  •  pastor@putsonbaptistchurch.co.uk

The church can provide food parcels for residents living in the local South Wye community.

St Martin’s Food Share
07563 382872

St Martin’s Church provide a weekly food share programme in South Wye at…

•  Belmont Community Centre, Eastholme Avenue: Friday 11:30am to 12:30pm

•  Hunderton Scouts Hut, Blackmarston Road: Monday 10:30am to 11:30am

•  St Martin's Church and Hall, 89 Ross Road: Monday 9:30am to 10:30am

St Paul's C of E Primary School Food Bank
01432 273784 •  sbagley@st-pauls.hereford.sch.uk

The food bank in Tupsley arranges for parents or members of the local community to collect food from the school food bank at a time that is convenient for them. E-mail or call to enquire confidentially.

The Living Room
01432 381838  •  team@ethos.uk.com

Food parcels are arranged Monday to Friday 9-3pm. The Living Room operate a community larder scheme for low-cost food, which has a suggested donation of £5. For this you can choose 10 items plus lots of additional surplus items on top such as bread and any excess stock we have. It’s not means tested, so anyone can join and your donations help with the costs of us collecting food and running our larder.

Kington

Kington Food Bank
01544 231000

The food bank is open every Friday between 2pm and 3pm at The Old Police Station on Market Hall Street.

Ledbury

Ledbury Food Bank
07581 283092  •  food@ledburyfoodbank.org

The food bank is open every Wednesday and Friday between 10am and 12pm and Thursday evening 6pm to 8pm, at Unit 1, Homend Trading Estate (next to the train station).

Leominster

Leominster Food Bank
07715 410575  •  leominsterfoodbank@gmail.com

The food bank is open every Tuesday and Friday from 11am to 12pm at The Old Priory (behind Leominster Priory Church).

Leominster Free Food Share
07715 410575  •  leominsterfoodbank@gmail.com 

Leominster Food Bank run a free food share on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm to 3pm at The Old Priory (behind Leominster Priory Church). Everyone is welcome to access free supermarket surplus food such as bread, fruit and vegetables. Details of how to get a food bank referral can be found on the Leominster Foodbank website.

Ross-on-Wye

Ross Community Larder
07748 319940  •  crclarder@outlook.com

The community larder is open every Tuesday from 9am to 11am in St Mary’s Church hall.

Other help

Age UK Hereford and Localities offers free confidential and impartial information and advice for older people, their families and carers. 

As part of this service they are also able to provide financial support for older people struggling to pay food bills.

Contact them by telephone: 0333 0066299 Monday – Friday 9.30am – 2 pm, or by email: contact@ageukhl.org.

Age UK also have offices in Bromyard, Hereford, Ledbury and Leominster for face to face appointments.