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

Love: Key Workers

Love: Key Workers

There is an urgent and pressing need to support our key workers right now! We'd love to invite you to donate chocolate, sweets and granola bars. See image for an example of the full size, branded chocolate, sweets and granola bars we are looking for.

Click here for full details.

How can I help?

Thank you so much for all your donations of food so far. We don't need any food donations currently, but we value donations of toiletries and furniture, please see below.

Cleaning supplies & toiletries

Toiletries: Shampoo and conditioner / Roll-on deodorant / Toothbrushes / Toilet paper / Soap

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

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.


Single beds / Double beds / Sofas / Chests of drawers / White goods / Dining tables and chairs

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.

Tuesday: 09:30 - 11:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 11:00
Friday: 09:30 - 11:00

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
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