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Big or small, every gift you give helps transform lives.

Our foodbank is run by local people for local people – we rely on the community’s support to ensure we can continue to stop people going hungry. Can you invest in the future of our project and help us provide much-needed support to people in crisis in our community?

Regular giving:

Regular giving allows us to plan ahead for Foodbank and cover day to day costs enabling us to continue to operate. We believe in creating sustainable projects that have a lasting impact. Your regular gifts enable us to plan ahead and commit to projects that will have a positive impact on people’s lives.

You can set up a regular donation online through our secure website (JustGiving).

Set up a Direct Debit with JustGiving & Direct Debit

Alternatively, fill in a standing order form and send it to Colchester Foodbank, Tollgate Retail Park, Tollgate West, Colchester, CO3 8RG.

Download Standing Order Form

One-off gifts:

Whatever you can, give big or small, your one-off donations enable us to maintain stocks of key products for the Foodbank to provide emergency goods for clients.

You can make a one-off donation online through our secure website (JustGiving).

Donate with JustGiving

You can make a one-off donation online through our secure website (PayPal).

By post, please make cheques payable to ‘Colchester Foodbank’ and send to Colchester Foodbank, Tollgate Retail Park, Tollgate West, Colchester, CO3 8RG.

If you are able to Gift Aid your donation, please include a completed Gift Aid form.

Give when you shop

Give when you shop online through Easy Fundraising – As you shop retailers will provide donations based on your shopping decisions to Colchester Foodbank.

If you shop on Amazon, then If you’re willing, please before you shop, log in to AmazonSmile & choose ‘Colchester Foodbank’ as your charity. Then Amazon donate 0.5% of your order, to our charity, at NO cost to you!

We have also put together our Foodbank’s Amazon wishlist which is here. Thank you for any publicity you can give us for this list and if you buy anything off of this list too!


After you have looked after those you care about, a single gift could help secure many other people’s future. Contact us to find out more.

Fundraise for us:

There are some helpful hints and ideas in our handy fundraising booklet.

Download your copy

 Play the Essex Lottery

If you would like to play the Essex Lottery with money you can afford to lose, then please do choose Colchester Foodbank as your good cause, using this link:

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