Renfrewshire Council

Support Renfrewshire's foodbank, larders and pantries

Your donations can make a real difference to local people.

Local organisations including Renfrewshire Foodbank, community pantries and larders are working hard to provide free or low-cost food and household essentials to those facing difficulties right now.

They can always use more support to help make a real difference to people's lives.

If you are able to help, please consider donating items such as tinned goods, non-perishable foods, cleaning products and toiletries to a local centre. Some of the organisations will also accept cash.

Here's how you can help:

Renfrewshire Foodbank
Drop-off Point: Renfrewshire Foodbank, Westway, Porterfield Road, Renfrew, PA4 8DJ
Opening Times: Mon - Fri, 9.30am-12pm
Items Required: Please check the list on the Renfrewshire Foodbank website which is updated weekly to find out the items that are currently needed most.
Cash Donations: You can also donate online through Renfrewshire Foodbank's Stewardship page.

Active Communities Community Pantry
Drop-off Point: Station Seven, 7 Quarry Street, Johnstone, PA5 8DY
Opening Times: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Items Required: Tinned beans and soups, pasta, rice, breakfast cereals, and more.
Cash Donations: Text "ACPANTRY" to 70580 to donate £5 or visit the Active Communities donation page for more options.

STAR Project Pantry Plus
Drop-off Point: 12-14 Wallace Street, Paisley, PA3 2BU
Opening Times: Tue-Fri, 9am-5pm
Items Required: Tinned food, breakfast cereals, pot noodles, and long-lasting items.
Cash Donations: You can contribute through CAF Donate.

EBI Unites Community Pantry
Drop-off Points: Erskine Church of Nazarene, Rashielee Avenue, Erskine, PA8 6HA; Barnhill Farmshop, Houston Road, Inchinnan, PA4 9LU
Opening Times: Mon-Fri 9:30am-12:30pm (Church of Nazarene), 9am-3pm (Barnhill Farmshop)
Items Required: Variety of food items suitable for lunches and children's suppers.

Lochwinnoch Community Larder
Drop-off Point: Lochwinnoch Community Larder, Lochhead Gardens, Lochhead Avenue, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4AW
Opening Times: Monday 12pm-1:30pm, Tuesday 10am-2pm, Thursday 10am-2pm, Saturday 10:30am-1pm
Items Required: Tinned items only.
Cash Donations: You can contribute via PayPal.

Darkwood Crew Community Market
Drop-off Point: The Tannahill Centre, 76 Blackstoun Road, Paisley, PA3 1NT
Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 8am-5pm
Items Required: Toiletries and food donations.
Cash Donations: You can donate money via bank transfer to White Cart Credit Union, Sort Code 80-09-29, Account Number 00923892. Reference: Darkwood Crew.

Thank you.

Published on Thursday 24 August 2023