To find out what kind of food can be donated please visit Bath Foodbank website as it’s regularly updated
We also provide vouchers which the public can buy to give to rough sleepers who can exchange them for hot food at our Lunch Box and Sunday Centre projects. To find where you can buy them , visit the Genesis Trust Vouchers page.
Teams from 15 Bath churches have been working together via a rota to provide free soup and sandwiches every night of the year – even Christmas Day.
Where they meet: Cattle Market Car Park next to Hilton Hotel on Walcot Street.
When: Every night from 7pm
We provide a range of hot bacon/ egg sandwiches and full fry ups from 50p and £1 (equivalent to 1 or 2 Genesis vouchers).
Where they meet: St Michael’s Church Crypt, Broad Street
When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Our Sunday Centre provides companionship and hot meals for £1 (equivalent to 2 Genesis vouchers) every Sunday.
Where they meet: Nexus Methodist Church, Nelson Place
When: Sundays, 1pm – 3pm ( meals served up till 2.30)
Bath Foodbank was set up in September 2011. It has its own website but we handle all volunteer enquiries on its behalf. ( Tel 01225 463549).
Vouchers for Foodbank can be obtained from the One Stop Shop on Manver’s Street OR from GP’s, health visitors and other welfare agencies in Bath.
Bath Foodbank centres
Café at The Centre – Manvers Street Baptist Church, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JW
Opening hours: Monday 6pm – 7pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am – 10.30am
St Barnabas Church – Mount Road, Southdown
Opening hours: Mondays 12pm – 2pm (except Bank Holidays)
Our supermarket bins located in Sainsburys, Waitrose and Morrisons continue to bring in regular donations to keep stock levels replenished.
Our food projects tend to be the first point of contact for vulnerable adults in Bath. There is a transient population so our impact is difficult to measure. Clients often use a number of our other projects. However we know that in 2015/16 we served: