Non-food items

It's natural that the first thing anyone thinks to donate to a food bank is food but toiletries and hygiene products are also extremely important

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Alongside the standard food parcel, food banks try to provide some essential non-food items to adults and children in crisis.

The list sets out what food banks generally need the most, but please always check with your local food bank before donating to see what supplies they are currently most in need of.

  • Toiletries – deodorant, toilet paper, shower gel, shaving gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, tooth paste, hand wipes
  • Household items – laundry liquid detergent, laundry powder, washing up liquid
  • Feminine products – sanitary towels and tampons
  • Baby supplies – nappies, baby wipes and baby food.