What we do - Foodbank

Every Friday 12.00-2.00 No.4 is the Portishead distribution point for Clevedon District Foodbank. Food is donated to Foodbanks by schools, businesses, other organisations or church members who, when shopping, buy extra items and take to their church collection point.


Every Sunday GVC will have a collection point for donations. Food donated needs to have a shelf life of at least 6 months. A list of appropriate items is at the collection point at church and below:


Foodbank Donations


All food should be tinned or dry goods as listed below. Where possible toilet rolls, feminine hygiene, washing powder, shower gel/soap/shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes are also given. Items of food should be at least 6 months in date.


Foodbank donations can also be brought to the GVC Office, 4 Combe Road, Portishead, BS20 6BJ Tel: 01275 847032.  The office is usually open Monday-Friday, during office hours but please telephone before you come to ensure there is someone at the office to receive your donations.  Many thanks.



Soup (tin/packet)

Beans/spaghetti (tinned)

Tomatoes (tinned)

Pasta Sauces

Milk (UHT or powdered)

Sugar (500g)

Fruit juice (long life carton)

Rice Pudding/custard (tinned)

Sponge Pudding (tinned)

Tea bags

Instant coffee

Instant mashed potato


Meat/Fish (tinned)

Vegetable (tinned)

Fruit (tinned)


Biscuits or snack bars

Toilet rolls


Shower gel,





For further information click here for Clevedon District Foodbank or contact Pat Gordon

Clevedon District Foodbank January 2015 Newsletter
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Clevedon District Foodbank Autumn 2014 Newsletter
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Clevedon District Foodbank March 2014 Newsletter
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