WELCOME to the Purley Food Hub website3,276 MEALS PROVIDED in August5,317 ITEMS DONATED in AugustTHANK YOU for your generous support

Most needed in September

Packets of 80 tea bags, packet or tinned soup and tinned hot dogs and meatballs head the list of eight items that we especially need for the Food Hub’s clients in September.

Also listed are packets of dried potato, tinned dessert fruit and dried packet custard while this month’s most needed non-food items are toothpaste and baby wipes.

Just under 3,280 meals were delivered to 364 Food Hub clients and their family members in August – almost 950 more meals than in July and well over double the 1,550 meals provided in August 2021.

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As always, we are enormously grateful to all the many people and organisations who donate food to us. Thanks to you, overall since 2013 we have provided 270,000 meals for 30,000 people.

Please bring donations on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings between 9.00am and 12.00midday to our base at Purley United Reformed Church in Purley town centre (next to Purley Hospital).

Alternatively you can drop them off at any of our local in-store and roadside collection points listed here.


The background story about who we are and how we work with clients and partner organisations to help local people in crisis, plus answers to frequently asked questions and a brief guide to landmark events since 2013.

Discover more about the three main ways you can support the Food HubGIVE FOOD through our network of collection points, VOLUNTEER to work behind the scenes, and/or DONATE MONEY for the Food Hub to purchase supplies.

All you need to know about using the Food Hub, with a step-by-step guide to the whole process, from getting a referral to the kind of items we’ll put in the food package that you receive – and how you’ll receive it!