Food Bank


St Mark’s Foodbank


​St Mark’s Church & Community Centre


GU7 2LD.


We are still open and providing a service.
St.Mark's Community Centre/Church
Franklyn Rd
Your donations are important.  We accept food, toiletries and cleaning equipment.  Please see the list below for the current items required.  We are also accepting fresh eggs and bread items.

If you wish to donate to the food bank by bank transfer, please email Karen on who will provide bank details to make a donation.  If you would prefer to make a donation by cheque, please make it payable to 'St Mark's Community Centre'.

Thank you to all those people who have continued to support the foodbank and make donations.

Foodbank Opening hours
Monday/Tuesday/Wedneday  9.30am-2pm
Thursday  10am-1.30pm
If you would like to order a food parcel or if you are not sure whether you qualify for help from us, please contact Karen in the office 01483 418741.  If you are telephoning out of hours, please leave a message and your call will be returned at the first available opportunity.  It is important that you contact Karen before visiting the foodbank premises.

If you do not require a full food parcel, the foodbank can also help with certain individual items, please give details when you speak to Karen.


The Food Bank is currently in need of the following items (November 2020)

We have been overwhelmed with the generosity of donations, but are still in need of the following items.

Food Items

Angel Delight


Tinned potatoes/sweetcorn/carrots

Chicken Pot noodles


Cream crackers/Ritz

Instant mash

Corned beef/Ham/Spam


Small tins of Golden Syrup

Fresh bread including crumpets/wraps/naans and partially baked baguettes


Cleaning Materials/Household Items

Washing up liquid

Anti bac wipes

Ladies/Gents body sprays



Antiseptic Cream

Roll on deodorant

Gents and ladies razors

Toilet rolls

J cloths


Washing Tabs/powder  etc

Bin Bags

Kitchen foil

As part of our preparation for Christmas parcels, we would welcome the following items

Batter mix

Cake mixes

Pastry mix - shortcrust or puff

Chocolate chips and raisins

Icing sugar

Castor Sugar

Cake decorations - for example, 'hundreds and thousands'





Please check back next month to see if the needs have changed.