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Donate food

Our foodbank relies on your goodwill and support.

Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in The Trussell Trust network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are absolutely vital to our ability to give everyone referred to us a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food.

Our shopping list shows the food items that we need right now.

If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see the table below for our Permanent Collection Point locations:

Location of Permanent Collection Point     Opening hours Comments


Bonnyrigg Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3PP

Every day

24 hours


Front of store near exits

In-store shoppers only

Gorebridge Parish Church

96 Hunterfield Road, Gorebridge, EH23 4TT



We always welcome donations and promise to use them to provide help to people in crisis. Occasionally we send food to other nearby foodbanks to support their work particularly if they experience shortages. This ensures your donations go to help people wherever in the UK they are.

Please note, the Permanent Collection Point in Tesco is intended for food that has been purchased in-store. Any food that has been purchased in a different store and brought into the Permanent Collection Point in Tesco should be sealed by the donor and clearly labelled as having been purchased elsewhere.

Please contact us if you have any questions about donating food.

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