Action Zones 

Helping local people in crisis 

Great Yarmouth Foodbank logo 2A partnership of local churches working in and with the community

Great Yarmouth Foodbank is a voluntary partnership of local churches providing emergency food and support for local people across the Borough in crisis.  They provide both emergency food parcels and advice and support through their drop-ins in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston

They depend on your donations which are distributed directly to those in need and their wish list is below:

tea, coffee, long life milk, sugar, sachets of coffee/hot chocolate, milk, powdered milk, cup-a-soups, pot noodles, biscuits, crisps, individual cake bars, cold drinks

tins of fruit, tins of custard, tinned rice pudding, Swiss rolls

tinned items:
tuna, sardines, corned beef, spam, peas, carrots, potatoes


other items:

pasta type dishes, packets of savoury rice, jars of sandwich fillings, pasta sauce, jam, marmalade

tinned ready meals:
beans with sausages, spaghetti bolognese, all day breakfast, baked beans, meat balls, Irish stew


Weetabix, individual variety pack sachets, individual porridge sachets

other consumables:
washing powder, conditioner, shampoo, hair gel, soap, shower gel, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, flannels, sponges, razors, shaving foam, aftershave products, sanitary products

Donations can be dropped of at any of the distribution points at the times list below.  To arrange a donation or request support out of these hours, please contact the individual distribution point


Salvation Army

Tolhouse Street
Great Yarmouth
NR30 2SQ

Mon: 9.30am - 11.30am
Thurs: 12pm - 2pm
Fri: 9.30am - 11.30am

St Mary Magdalene Church

Magdalen Square
Great Yarmouth
NR31 7BZ

Tues: 11.30am - 2.30pm

Gorleston Baptist Church

Lowestoft Road
Great Yarmouth
NR31 6LY

Mon: 10am -2.30pm

please note that times may vary during school holidays - please call first: 07786 952 306