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Young Barnet Foundation's commitment to addressing Food Poverty in Barnet

Support Barnet's Foodbanks

We are calling on residents of Barnet to Support our Foodbanks across the borough. Below is a list of food banks based in Barnet. Most are accepting donations on a rolling basis. You can find the location of each food bank using the map found below.

 

We are currently focusing our efforts on ensuring that Barnet food banks are stocked for the rest of the pandemic and beyond.

 

Thank you so much for helping out and making a donation to a local foodbank. Whatever you can spare really will make a difference to those in your community and we deeply appreciate your generosity.

Foodbank Distribution Supply Hub

Groundwork London, as part of the Barnet Together partnership is now running the foodbank distribution supply hub, from the ground floor of our new office at the Old East Barnet Library, EN4 8SG.  

If you are unable to get to your local foodbank to gift food then deliveries can be made to the hub.

 

If you are a local business or supplier of food that could donate larger quantities of stock which can then be to be distributed then please contact Oliver Scott oliver.scott@groundwork.org.uk

 

Much of the food is currently provided by The Felix Project and on behalf of Barnet Together we thank them for their continued support and excellent work

 

Food Banks Across Barnet

Click on each marker for further details including donation days

BARNET COMMUNITY PROJECTS

ADDRESS : Rainbow Centre, Dollis Valley Drive, Barnet, London, EN5 2UN

WEBSITE:  https://rainbowcentrebarnet.wordpress.com/felix-project-partnership/

OPENING TIMES:  Thursday 9am -1pm

DONATION DAYS:  Thursday mornings 9am - 1pm 

ITEM WISH LIST:     Coffee, Tinned Beans, Dried Pulses, Rice, Pasta

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals and Self Referrals

BURNT OAK WOMEN'S GROUP

ADDRESS : MUST email or call for full details burntoakwg@yahoo.com

WEBSITE:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1516518638429555/

OPENING TIMES:   Wednesday 12 -1pm  

DONATION DAYS:  Donations/collection Tuesdays 

ITEM WISH LIST:     Oil, Rice, Laundry Detergents, Toiletries, Tinned food.

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals Only

CHILDS HILL FOOD BANK

ADDRESS : All Saints’ Church, Child’s Hill, Church Walk, London, NW2 2TJ

WEBSITE:  https://www.allsaintschildshill.com/childs-hill-food-bank

OPENING TIMES: Saturday 10am – 12pm  

DONATION DAYS:  Monday 10am-12pm, Wednesday 3-5pm and 7.30-8.30pm, Sunday 1-3pm

ITEM WISH LIST:     Tuna, Tinned Meat, Tinned Vegetables, Dried Rice and Dried Lentils.

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

CHIPPING BARNET FOOD BANK

ADDRESS : Mary Immaculate and St Peter, 63 Somerset Road,New Barnet Hertfordshire, EN5 1RF

WEBSITE:  https://chippingbarnet.foodbank.org.uk/

OPENING TIMES:   Tuesday 12 - 2pm Saturday 10am - 12pm

DONATION DAYS:  Monday 7.30 - 8.30am, Tuesday 12 - 2pm, Thursday 10 - 11am, Saturday 10am - 12pm

ITEM WISH LIST:     Instant coffee, long life milk, pasta sauces, tinned pulses

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals Only

CHRIST CHURCH FOOD BANK - HIGH BARNET

ADDRESS : Christ Church St.Albans Road, Barnet EN5 4LA

WEBSITE:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/235435971162754

OPENING TIMES:   Friday 11am - 1pm

DONATION DAYS:  Tuesday 9 am - 5 pm

ITEM WISH LIST:     Email: office@ccbarnet.org.uk  

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals are not necessary, some proof of financial  needs helpful.

COLINDALE FOOD BANK

ADDRESS : Trinity Church, Northwest Centre, Avion Crescent, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5QY

WEBSITE:  https://colindale.foodbank.org.uk/

OPENING TIMES:   Tuesday & Thursday 12 - 2.30pm

DONATION DAYS:  Monday & Wednesday between 1 - 3pm or Tuesday & Thursday between 10 - 11am

ITEM WISH LIST:     Email  info@colindale.foodbank.org.uk

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals and Self Referrals

COMMUNITY NETWORK GROUP IRANIAN COMMUNITY SUPPORT

ADDRESS : 107 Rex House, 354 Ballards Lane, North Finchley, N12 0DD. 

WEBSITE:  https://www.facebook.com/communitynetworkgroup/

OPENING TIMES:   Food bank runs every Thursday, and we deliver parcels to our clients homes

DONATION DAYS:  Please email office open Monday-Friday 10am - 5pm

ITEM WISH LIST:    Email: communitynetgroup@gmail.com

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-referral is fine 

FINCHLEY FOOD BANK

ADDRESS : St Mary's RC Church, 279 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 8HG

WEBSITE:  https://www.finchleyfoodbank.org.uk/  

OPENING TIMES:   Saturday 12 - 2pm

DONATION DAYS:  Wednesday 12 - 1pm and Friday 12 - 3pm

ITEM WISH LIST:    UHT Milk, Rice, Tinned Meat and Fish

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-referral is fine 

GIFT

ADDRESS : 379 Hendon Way, Hendon, London, NW4 3LP

WEBSITE:   www.jgift.org

OPENING TIMES:   Deliveries Only

DONATION DAYS:  Email for details info@jgift.org   

ITEM WISH LIST:    Email for details info@jgift.org

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals Only

HOMELESS ACTION BARNET (HAB)

ADDRESS : 36B Woodhouse Road London, N12 0RG

WEBSITE:  https://www.habcentre.org

OPENING TIMES:   Foodbanks for rough sleepers and rough sleepers in temporary accommodation only

DONATION DAYS:  Email for details hab@habcentre.org  *Please do not donate clothing as we have no space to store this
ITEM WISH LIST:    TBC

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals Only

LIVING WAY MINISTRIES

ADDRESS : The Dining Place, 7 The Concourse, Grahame Park, London, NW9 5XB

WEBSITE:  https://livingwayministries.net/

OPENING TIMES:   Monday to Saturday 10am - 1pm Sunday 9 - 11am

DONATION DAYS: Wednesday from 12 - 3pm and Saturday from 9 am - 2pm, everyday from 10am - 12pm

ITEM WISH LIST:   Milk, honey, rice, pasta, oils, and halal/kosher meats

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals and Self Referrals

MUSWELL HILL FOODBANK

ADDRESS : 68 Pembroke Road, London, N10 2HT

WEBSITE:  https://muswellhill.foodbank.org.uk/

OPENING TIMES:   Monday 12.30 - 2.30pm, Wednesday 11.30am - 1.30pm, Friday 11.30am - 1.30pm

DONATION DAYS:  Wednesday 9 -11am and 6 - 7pm

ITEM WISH LIST:   Tinned rice pudding and custard, tea bags, tinned fruit, tinned vegetables, tinned meat

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: Referrals and Self Referrals

NW7 HUB - MILL HILL

ADDRESS : Mill Hill Library, Hartley Avenue, London, NW7 2HX

WEBSITE:  www.nw7hub.org.uk 

OPENING TIMES:   Tuesday & Saturday 10am -1pm. 

DONATION DAYS: Tuesday & Saturday 10am -1pm. 

ITEM WISH LIST:   Tinned items, All beans and pulses, Chopped tomatoes, Tinned meat or Fish,  Tinned Fruit, Vegetable or Olive oil (ideally 500ml-1ltr) Longlife milk, Biscuits  Non-food items Washing up liquid Toothbrushes Toothpaste, Washing powder or liquid detergent, Toilet rolls Sanitary pads (normal and night).

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

RCCT - ROMANIAN CHARITY

ADDRESS : Musical Centre, Methuen Road, HA8 6EZ

WEBSITE:  https://rcct.uk/

OPENING TIMES: Tuesday and Thursday between 11am - 5pm *Delivery available for vulnerable/elderly

DONATION DAYS: Can donate any time by telephoning 07311 488110 or emailing. Or visit Tuesday or Thursday 

ITEM WISH LIST:   email office@rcct.uk for information

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

ST BARNABAS FOODBANK - NORTH FINCHLEY

ADDRESS : St Barnabas Church, 913 High Road, North Finchley, London, N12 8QJ

WEBSITE:  https://www.stbarnabas.co.uk/Groups/341978/St_Barnabas_Church/Whats_on/Foodbank/Foodbank.aspx

OPENING TIMES:   Monday 12.30 - 2pm

DONATION DAYS:  Saturdays 10am - 12pm

ITEM WISH LIST:   Email for details foodbank@stbarnabas.co.uk  

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

STONEGROVE COMMUNITY TRUST - EDGWARE

ADDRESS : One Stonegrove,5 Hayling Way, Edgware, London, HA8 8BN

WEBSITE:  https://sct.london/

OPENING TIMES:   Tuesday 12 – 4pm

DONATION DAYS: Tuesday 12 – 4pm

ITEM WISH LIST:   Alternative diet options needed gluten free, vegan, free from etc long life, children’s snacks and biscuits, squash, breakfast spreads and cleaning items.

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

UNITAS - BURNT OAK

ADDRESS : 76 Montrose Avenue, Edgware, HA8 0DT

WEBSITE:  https://www.unitasyouthzone.org/

OPENING TIMES: Tuesday and Wednesday hours are 11am - 1pm

DONATION DAYS: Email for details enquiries@unitasyouthzone.org

ITEM WISH LIST:   Email for details enquiries@unitasyouthzone.org

REFERAL REQUIREMENTS: No Referrals Needed / Self-Referral is fine 

 

Young Barnet Foundation tackling holiday hunger.

 

  • Space2Grow #11 August Activity Fund awarded funding to 6 groups to deliver Activities with Food in August 2020.  Resulting in 303 unique participants receiving meals during the summer holiday.  

  • Launched the Barnet Community Response Fund, in conjunction with Barnet Together, at the start of the Coronavirus lockdown to fund foodbanks and food distribution across the borough ensuring hundreds of vulnerable families and children got fed.  Read about how the donations of kind residents really did make a difference. 

  • Employed a Holiday Hunger Action lead during 2019 and early 2020 to develop the opportunities for Young Barnet Foundation members to offer activities with food across the school holiday periods. 

  • Supported the running of the Essentials Supply Hub, now being operated by Barnet Together, to support food distribution to 15 Foodbanks that now operate across the London Borough of Barnet. 

  • Young Barnet Foundation actively contributed to the 2019 Food Secure Barnet Action Plan by Barnet Council

  • CEO Janet Matthewson is part of the Mayors Fund for London / Kitchen Social Advisory Group which seeks solutions to Holiday Hunger on a local level. 

 

 

 

Kitchen Social is one activity & food scheme.  There is funding available to set up new schemes.  For more information on Kitchen Social visit the Mayor Fund for London pages HERE

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