Reaching up! ........ Reaching out!



What is FoodBank?

The Food Bank is a straight forward system of collection, collation and distribution of basic food items to support people at times of crisis. The Food Bank has helped many people in Castleford and the surrounding area, since its opening in June 2013. We now work with several agencies who operate as voucher holders. 


Where is FoodBank?

The food bank, is based at the Smawthorne Community Church, Beancroft Road, and is being run by volunteers from the Church, with support from the churches of Castleford.


When is FoodBank open?

The Food Bank Distribution Centre is open:

Friday evenings

6pm till 7:30pm.

Where Vouchers can be exchanged for food. Staff are available for a friendly chat with a drink.

Please note, anyone wishing to use the Foodbank MUST bring some form of identification which displays full name and current address (utility bill, bank statement etc).


Donate to FoodBank

Once again we want to thank you for all food donations received and please continue to spread the word as all non-perishable food is gladly received. If you would like to make a donation please bring it to Smawthorne Community Church any Friday evening between 6pm and 8pm, all donations will be gratefully received.

If you are interested in what we are doing drop in any Friday evening for a chat and a coffee, we would be happy to see you.

Smawthornte Community Church