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Food donation shopping list
Food donation shopping list

The following items are the kind of food we are interested in collecting. Please note we are unable to deal with any fresh, frozen or chilled food.

Milk – long life or powdered

Tomatoes – tins and cartons

Tea bags and instant coffee

Baked beans & tinned spaghetti

Hot Chocolate

Tinned vegetables

Fruit juice – carton or bottle

Stock cubes

Bottles of squash

Jam, marmalade or peanut butter

Soup – tins or packets

Breakfast cereals

Pasta sauces – including cheese

Biscuits or snack bars

Tinned meat – including hot dogs

Nuts and dried fruit

Meat pies in tins


Tinned fish

Tinned fruit

Instant mashed potato

Sponge puddings – tins

Rice, pasta and Pot Noodles

Rice pudding, semolina, custard – tins or pots

Tin of filled pasta e.g. ravioli

Dietetic foods – low sugar varieties for those with Diabetes and Gluten free food

Donations can be made either in one of the two permanent dump bins at Burgess Hill library and the Town Council Help Point, or come along to one of our monthly food drives held outside Waitrose in Burgess Hill:

Saturday 19th October
Friday 6th December

(there is no food drive in November because of the building works at Waitrose).