The staff team of Polegate Cafe have decided that from the end of January 2016 they will not be distributing food for... Read more

We will be at Tesco Lottridge Drove, Tesco Hampden Park & Tesco Langney on Friday 3rd July & Saturday 4th July... Read more

It is now possible to exchange your red foodbank vouchers from The Polegate Cafe in Polegate & Pevensey Bay Baptist... Read more

UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here

Supporters . Partners . Sponsors

Charitable trusts, business supporters and many generous individuals help make what we do possible.

If you would like to make a contribution towards this work of feeding people in crisis in Eastbourne, please contact us :    email foodbank

We would love to talk with you about how we could work together.

See a list of agencies & organisations issuing vouchers


Food can be donated and red vouchers can be exchanged at :

Eastbourne Foodbank Head Office and Warehouse - 1 Cornfield Lane
Open : Tues, Wed, Thur & Fri : 10:00am - 12:00

Shinewater Shaftesbury Centre - Milfoil Drive
Open : Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:15am - 12:15
Open : Wednesday 10:00am - 12:00

Community Wise - Old Town
Open : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur & Fri : 9:00am to 2:30pm

St Elisabeth's Church - Vicarage Drive
Open : Mon : 9:30 - 12:30

Pevensey Bay Churches
Open : Monday 10:00am to 12:00

Click here for more information


Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From packets of pasta to tins of tomatoes please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list?  Donated food can be dropped off at any of the collection points listed below - look out for the donation basket.

There are also food donation 'dump bins' at 16 locations :

Sainsbury's, Broadwater Way, Eastbourne
Co-op, Albert Parade, Old Town, Eastbourne
Beanz Coffee Shop, Grove Road, Eastbourne
Tesco Metro, Brassey Ave, Eastbourne
Tesco Metro, Langney Shopping Centre, Eastbourne
Tesco Extra, Lottridge Drove, Eastbourne
Waitrose, High Street, Old Town, Eastbourne
Morrisons, Lottridge Drove, Eastbourne
The Bridgemere Centre, 100 Bridgemere Road, Eastbourne
Albury House, 1 Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne
Community Wise, Ocklynge Road Eastbourne
Gateway Christian Church, Frenchgate Road, Eastbourne 
Kings Church, Edison Road, Eastbourne
Elim Christian Centre, Hartfield Road, Eastbourne
St John's Church, Meads, Eastbourne
Co-op, Archery, Seaside, Eastbourne
The Polegate Community Cafe, High Street, Polegate
Pevensey Bay Churches, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay

We are very grateful to have received important funding from the National Lottery.

Urgent - Help us relocate

Due to redevelopment we have to relocate from Cornfield Lane.  Can you help us ?

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