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Nourish Community Foodbank

Nourish Community Foodbank operates throughout the Tunbridge Wells borough and provides emergency food and provisions to people in crisis on a referral basis only basis.

Since 2018, St Dunstan’s Church has been donating to the Nourish Community Foodbank thanks to the encouragement of Margaret Furminger.

Locally, Nourish was first organised with the help of the Roman Catholic Church, St Theodores in Cranbrook.

How to support the Nourish Foodbank

You can support Nourish via the following means:

1). Donate food items which can be dropped off at the Church or to the front porch: Little Brooksden, High Street, Cranbrook  TN17 3DT. Items should be non-perishable and can include the following:

  • Tinned food, e.g. soup, vegetables, potatoes, hotdogs, pasta n' sauce

  • Dried food, e.g. sachets of soup 

  • Sugar

  • Soap

  • Antibacterial handwash

  • Dishwasher tablets (not pods)

 

On the last Friday of each month, donations of groceries are delivered to the Nourish Collection Point at the Yellow Box Company, Tunbridge Wells Industrial Estate for distribution to our communities. This Collection Point is run by a brilliant team of volunteers.

 

2). Donate funds. This can be done via one of the following:

     

  • Payment by cheque. Please make cheques payable to Nourish Community Foodbank and send to c/o St Philip’s Church, 5 Birken Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. TN2 5TE

  • Direct payment to the bank:
    Account Name: Nourish Community Foodbank
    Sort Code: 55:70:13
    Account Number: 78408253

  • Payment on-line via Nourish’s own website. Go to www.nourishcommunityfoodbank.org.uk

 

3). Volunteer as a driver. If you would like to volunteer as a St Dunstan’s delivery driver one month please contact the parish administrator (see Contact page) who will put you in touch with Margaret Furminger

 

To find out how you can help support local people in crisis please click on to the link: www.nourishcommunityfoodbank.org.uk or please contact St Dunstan's (see Contact page).

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