Compassion - Food Bank

Trent Compassion

Our response to the Coronavirus crisis

Please see this update about how you can help out, and some of the ways that Trent Compassion has responded to this crisis

How can I help?

Thank you so much for all your donations of food so far. We are very much in need of some furniture and toiletries.


Single beds
Double beds
Sleeping bags
Small tents (max three person)

Cleaning supplies & toiletries

Please shop responsibly from this list and only add one or two of each item.

Toiletries: Deodorant / Toilet paper / Shower gel / Shampoo / Toothbrushes / Toothpaste / Sanitary towels / Tampons / Hand Lotion

Household: Washing up liquid / Anti-bacterial surface spray / Liquid laundry detergent / Toilet cleaner / Hand wash / Fabric Softener

Baby supplies: Nappies (sizes 4,5 and 6) / Baby wipes

Click here to download a PDF version of this list. Our request may be updated as the need changes, so please check back here regularly.

Dropping donations off

We’re taking social distancing seriously and there is a one-way system in place that allows you to stay safe. Please come to The Arches building during these hours, and use the Youth Centre gates on Lenton Lane.

Monday: 09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday: 09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 09:00 - 12:00
Friday: 09:00 - 12:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Collecting donations

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions about donating.

What are we doing?

Food Distribution Hub
We are partnering with Hope Nottingham and volunteers are sorting and distributing food to foodbanks across Nottingham. Watch this short clip.

Supporting the NHS and Key Workers
We are donating refreshments to our local hospitals and health and social care providers so busy staff can grab a quick drink or snack. Watch this short clip.

Supporting the Homeless
We are providing food and toiletries for the homeless.

Phone support
Many people are feeling anxious and lonely, and our volunteers are contacting those who have asked for support.

Are you isolated or feeling vulnerable? Would you like to be contacted by our team via telephone? If yes, please fill out the form below:

First name, second name
Main contact number
Your main contact preference

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