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Diamond Hampers

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Address 10 All Saints Passage, Huntingdon, PE29 3LE
Phone 07769 312711 (Lianne)
Email diamondhampers@yahoo.com
How to access Call directly or email
Offering 7 days of food, including fresh and frozen
Opening times 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm
About

Provides emergency food aid

Supports the homelessness through hostels and those sleeping rough

Supports care leavers being housed for the first time with all the essentials they need for their new homes, such as cooking equipment and utensils

Helps to source furniture and other essentials for families escaping domestic violence

Godmanchester Foodbank

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Address Godmanchester Baptist Church, East Chadley Lane, Godmanchester, PE29 2BJ
Phone 01480 458464 (Godmanchester Baptist Church)
Email admin@gbcfoodbank.org.uk 
How to access Referral: Food voucher from agencies such as social housing, schools etc
Offering Food parcel - 3 days of food
Opening times Monday 10am - 2pm, Thursday 10am - 2pm
About

Provides food parcel to referral agencies' clients

Signposts clients to agencies. Works closely with Citizens Advice for those wanting information on benefits or advice.

Provides a drop-in centre for those collecting parcels.

Diamond Hampers Pantry

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Address 10 All Saints Passage, Huntingdon, PE29 3LE
Phone 07769 312711 (Lianne)
Email diamondhampers@yahoo.com
How to access Visit: Anyone welcome
Offering Low cost food for suggested donations
Opening times Monday to Saturday, 10am to 3pm
About

The Pantry sells affordable food to support low income families.

Helping to generate independence and dignity to those in need of support.

Also supports various homeless facilities across the wider community.

Huntingdon Foodbank

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Address 83 High Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3ER
Phone 07717 418416 / 01480 381611
Email ansaryfoundation5@gmail.com
How to access Call and collect directly
Offering

Provides food parcels which include non-perishable items and pet food to help support individuals, couples and families through difficult times (usually enough for 3 days).

Provides voucher to schools and the local authority, but also offers emergency service when contacted directly.

Opening times 7 days a week, 10am to 10pm

Huntingdon Volunteer Centre Community Fridge

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Address 1 Princes Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3PA
Phone 01480 700290
Email biz@huntsvc.org.uk 
How to access Visit: Anyone welcome
Offering

A range of donations usually from the Co-op, Greggs and Anglian Water.

Emergency food parcels on referral from church and local charities.

Opening times 7 days a week, 10am -11.30am
About

The fridge is an open access fridge stocked with surplus food from local businesses that is freely available to all members of the community on an honesty basis.

Emergency food parcels are made up of a small amount of food but also a plate, bowl, saucepan, frying pan etc for when someone is going into temporary accommodation.

Oxmoor Community Fridge

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Address Thongsley Fields School, Buttsgrove Way, Huntingdon, PE29 1PE
Phone 07546 432183 (Patrick Kadawere)
Email hunts.community@gmail.com 
How to access Visit: Anyone welcome
Offering A variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, along with pastries and breads.
Opening times Tuesday, 2pm - 3.30pm
Other info

Supporting the community to help the environment by preventing food waste.

The fridge is an open access fridge stocked with surplus food from local businesses and individuals that is freely available to all members of the community on an honesty basis.

 

Ramsey Foodbank

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Address St Thomas a Becket Church, High Street, Ramsey, PE26 1DW
Phone

01487 812648 / 07703 697562

Citizens Advice Rural Cambs: 0344 245 1292

Citizens Advice Rural Cambs (additional financial help and voucher): 0808 208 2138

Email info@ramsey.foodbank.org.uk 
How to access Referral: Food voucher
Offering Food parcel - 3 days of food
Opening times Tuesday 10am - 12pm, Thursday 10am - 12pm
About

Provides food parcel to referral agencies' clients

Signposts clients to agencies. 

Provides a drop-in centre.

CARESCO

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Address The CARESCO Centre, Green End Road, Sawtry, PE28 5UX
Phone

07743 593863

Email foodbank@caresco.org.uk 
How to access Referral: Food voucher
Offering Food parcel - 3 days of food
Opening times Friday 3pm - 5pm
About Provide food parcels to referral agencies' clients

 

St Ives Food Bank

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Address All Saints Parish Church, Church Street, St Ives, PE27 6DG
Phone

07835 521541

Email foodbank.stives@gmail.com 
How to access

Referrals: Accepted by email from an official address (eg council, debt advice agency). New agents are welcome to contact us.

Self-referrals: Please email us to discuss your situation. We can signpost clients to agencies who can help and provide future referrals.

Offering Food parcel by delivery - at least three days' nutritionally balanced food parcel, but realistically could last as week.
Opening times

Tuesday and Friday 10am - 12pm

Deliveries on these days are made between 8am and 1pm

The email account is checked at least daily, but the phone is only monitored when we are open.

The pop-up cafe in the church is open on Tuesday from 10am to 12pm

About

Who we help:

The Food Bank serves everyone in crisis, regardless of faith or belief. It's important to be passionate about inclusion and being non-judgemental is central to the ethos of the Food Bank.  It is underpinned by the belief that everyone has the right to food, dignity, skills, a chance to work and hope for the future.

Food parcels:

We provide enough food basics to provide a nutritionally balanced diet for a minimum of 3 days. The packages are designed for emergencies and contain a small range of 'must haves' for those who could not get by without.

Areas covered

St Ives and the surrounding villages: Fenstanton, Hemingford Grey, Bluntisham, Somersham, Wyton, Over and Kings Ripton.

St Neots Food Bank

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Address Unit 2B, Little End Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8JH
Phone

01480 475426

Email info@stneots.foodbank.org.uk 
How to access

Referral: Food voucher

Offering Food parcel - 3+ days of food and a voucher for fruit, veg and eggs
Opening times

Distribution centres

Opendoor: Monday 4pm - 6pm

United Reformed Church: Tuesday 10am - 12pm

Berkley Street Methodist Church: Thursday 4pm - 6pm

St Mary's Eaton Socon: Friday 10am - 12pm

Warehouse: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am - 12pm

About

Food vouchers provided by partner agencies or call/email the Food Bank directly.

Supports people using food banks through Citizens Advice and Money Advice St Neots.

Trusted Partner of Huntingdonshire District Council.

Signposts clients to other agencies.

Areas covered

St Neots and the surrounding villages: Buckden, Gamlingay, Eltisley, Toseland, Yelling, Little and Great Paxton, Little and Great Staughton, Hail Weston, Perry and other smaller villages.

Three Pillars

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Address The Mortgage Broker Ltd, 8 Steel Close off Little End Road, Eaton Socon, PE19 8TT
Phone

07506 968429

Email mick.pescod1@gmail.com 
How to access

Weekly drop-in for those experiencing homelessness

Offering

Goody bags with bananas, crisps, sandwich, pastry or cake, and water, hot dogs and jacket potatoes with cheese and beans. 

Hot drinks, toiletries, sanitary items for women, sleeping bags, tents when needed, all clothing, dog food.

All free of charge. 

Opening times

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

About

Feeds and supports the homelessness and most vulnerable in St Neots and Huntingdon.

Freemason-based charity in conjunction with many members of the public and local businesses, all working together.

 

Yaxley Community Fridge

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Address Pavilion, Middletons Road, Yaxley, PE7 3LR
Phone

01733 241958

Email clerk@yaxleypc.org.uk
How to access

Visit: Anyone welcome

Offering A variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, along with pastries and breads.
Opening times

Wednesday and Friday 10.30am - 11.30am

About

The fridge is an open access fridge stocked with surplus food from local businesses and individuals that is freely available to all members of the community on an honesty basis.

Yaxley Food Bank

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Address St Peters Church, Church Street, Yaxley, PE7 3LH
Phone

07579 823798

Email foodbank@saintpeters.co.uk
How to access

Referral: Food voucher

Offering

Food parcel - 3 days of food

Opening times

Monday and Thursday 3pm - 5pm

About

Provides food parcels to referral agencies' clients

Signposts clients to agencies

Provides a drop-in centre

Areas covered

Yaxley and North Huntingdonshire