Real stories

Read real stories of lives changed by the foodbank


Sponsors and supporters

Charitable trusts and business supporters help make what we do possible. Find out who our partners are and how you can become one. Read more


Stewarton venue now open - Tuedays and Frtidays 4-6pm in St Columba's Church; Lainshaw St; Stewarton.

There are over 160 volunteers involved, and in the last 12 months from October 2013 the Foodbank supported over 4200... Read more

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170% rise in numbers turning to foodbanks in last 12 months

Trussell Trust foodbanks have seen the biggest rise in numbers given emergency food since the charity began in 2000. Almost 350,000 people have received at least three days emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks during the last 12 months, nearly 100,000 more than anticipated and close to triple the number helped in 2011-12.

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Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From pasta to puddings, please give in-date non-perishable food. If you are an individual, church, school or business and want to collect via a drop-box, please download our shopping list 

Opening times


Ayrshire (East) Foodbank is now open.


The foodbank is being managed by CVO (East Ayrshire) Ltd and if you have any enquiries

please contact us on 01563 574000 and mention "Foodbank".


Times and dates of distribution centres will be updated shortly, but all previous centres are now operating as normal.


We appreciate your ongoing support in maintaining this much needed service.


Budget recipes by celebrity chefs

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UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust's UK foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and communities to open foodbanks in local communities. There are now over 380 foodbanks in the UK. Last year the foodbank network fed over 300,000 people nationwide. Read more