If you would like to donate please ring us before coming on 0118 9872672 or email us on admin @ readifood.org.uk
Please note that our office and warehouse are at 33 Boulton Road, Reading. We will ask you to place food in a crate at the door so that you will not need to enter the premises or come into close contact with staff or volunteers.
Our office is normally open from 11am to 2pm 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, depending on the time of year and food items available.
Please ensure all food items are within “use by date” – thank you
Our current needs: July 2021
Baked beans-Tinned Potatoes-Instant Potatoes-Tinned vegetables- Small Bags of Rice -Tinned Ready Meals – Tinned Soup – Tinned Meat -Biscuits – Tinned Fish – Tinned Fruit – Coffee – Tea Bags – Tinned Puddings- Crackers- Pot Noodles
Baby food 4-6 months and 7-12 months
Nappies size 2 and 3
We are unable to accept donations of baby milk. This is under UNICEF guidelines to foodbanks in the U.K
We also give out:
Toiletries – Soap – Shower Gel – Shampoo & Conditioner- Deodorant