Our food bank is open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for individuals and families in need. We work with referral agencies across the city to make sure those needing our help can access our emergency services and to make sure that every item given finds itself a good home.

*UHT is currently Open Hands most needed item on this list.

We are also in need of the following toiletry items:

Where to bring your donation…

Thank you for donating. Non-perishable food or toiletry items can be dropped off at one of our supermarket collection points in Leicester.  These are located at:

We are also able to accept donations between 1-5pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at our Open Hands Compassion Centre (19 Lower Willow Street, Leicester, LE1 2HP). Please ring the doorbell when you arrive.

Alternatively, to give financially towards our emergency response, please get in touch.

Thank you for giving to help those in need.