While they need everything on the list below, the Food and Support Drop-In are currently very short of tins of every kind, cereals, instant noodles, cakes, biscuits, and fillings to put into sandwiches. Sandwich fillings and instant meals such as noodles are vital for people who may have a kettle but no cooker or microwave.
Tinned meat, corned beef, ham etc, rice, toilet rolls, pies, e.g. Fray Bentos, breakfast cereals, roll on deodorant, tinned soup/Cup a Soup, curry sauce/pasta sauce, soap, tinned meals – Irish stew etc., shampoo, tinned fish, tinned puddings, shower gel, tinned potatoes, toothpaste, tinned vegetables (peas/carrots/sweetcorn etc), coffee, washing up liquid, tinned baked beans, sugar, washing powder, instant mash potato, fruit squashes, instant noodles/Pot Noodles etc., biscuits/crackers, complete dog food, meat pastes, peanut butter & other savoury sandwich spreads, sweets (individually wrapped if possible), complete cat food, jam/marmalade/lemon curd/chocolate spread etc., UHT milk, tin openers, small bars of chocolate or other individual treats, instant hot chocolate, bakery and fresh items for use in the free cafe.
They are also short of shoes, socks and trainers, bath towels and double size bedding including; double sheets, double quilts, quilt covers, and pillows.
The Drop-In is open for deliveries on Thursday and Saturday Mornings between 8.30am and 12 noon. They also need volunteers on these days – regularly or occasionally – and they also need people to help clean up after the doors close at 11.45am on Saturdays.
The Food and Support Drop In, C/o The Gathering Place, 1 St James Road, Halifax, HX1 1YS.
Telephone: 01422 647390