What food do we need?

Donating Food

If you would like to donate please ring us before coming on 0118 9872672 or email us on alison @ readifood.org.uk

Please note that our office and warehouse are at 33 Boulton Road, Reading.  Our office is normally open from 10.00 till 4.00 every weekday to receive food donations.  If you are delivering a large quantity of food i.e. a van load please ring first.

What food do we need?

We use a list of the standard contents for our food parcels so we need set types of food

All food must be within “use by date” A food list specifically for Schools can be found here:- Download

Currently our greatest need is for tinned vegetables, tinned ready meals, tinned meat and fish, tinned meat pies and tinned potatoes.

Please NO pasta or cereal – thank you (we get given a lot)

Amongst other foods that we always need are

Biscuits Tea bags
(40 or 80 packs) Coffee (Instant)
Tinned Fruit & Puddings Pasta sauces Steamed Puddings Long Life Milk
Meat pies Tinned Meat Tuna Rice

We also give out
Baby Food   Toothpaste   Nappies   Soap   Shower Gel   Baby Milk   Sanitary Towels