The Forest Foodbank
Operations during CoronavirusLearn more
adults & children fed so far in 2020
the year that our foodbank opened
this winter it is thought that foodbanks may give out an emergency food parcel every nine seconds
Find out how to get help from our foodbank.
We need your support. Find out how you can help
Donations during Covid-19 crisis
We are totally reliant on the help and support of our community to provide the Foodbank with food and financial donations.
If you are able to donate, please visit our Facebook page and use the donate button where you can gift aid or on our website to make your donations, alternatively:
• Cheques made payable to Forest Foodbank and sent to Coleford Baptist Church, 27 Whitecliff Road, GL168AN.
• BACs transfers are also most welcome. Sort code 08-92-99 Account 65592621
Donations during Covid-19 crisis - Drop off points
You can drop off your donations at the following locations where we regularly pick up:
Tesco St Oswalds Gloucester
St James Church Centre, Bream, GL15 6ES (please drop off in the foyer between 8:30am-4:30pm)
Vales Butchers, Drybrook
Kevin's Family Butchers, Mitcheldean
Ruardean Post Office
Current Shopping List
We can also accept dontations of toiletries, household products and pet food.
Volunteer Group of the Year 2020
We are delighted to have been awarded 1st place in the FVAF volunteer group
Christians Against Poverty - Here to help
Christians Against Poverty are there to help you in a number of ways - budgeting, debt advice, grocery shopping, energy top ups and where needed school uniform purchases.
Their free helpline number is 0800 328 0006 and is open
Mon - Thur - 9.30am to 5.30pm
Fri - 9.30am to 3.30pm
CAP services are run though local churches which means they can also assist with emotional and practical support.
Do give them a call if you need anything.