Hounslow Community FoodBox

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About us

We are a volunteer run registered charity (1170666), which provides primarily emergency food, support, and advice to those who are in need of help and live in the London Borough of Hounslow.

The Hounslow Community FoodBox premises are located at Brickfield Community Centre, Brickfield Close, Brentford TW8 8JN.

To contact us to find out more about our services and how to access support call 07719 891787 or 07718263614

You can contact us by email at info@hounslowfoodbox.org.uk 

Opening Times

Tuesday to Friday 10am to 1pm
Saturday 10am to 12pm

Please note that all clients are given appointments and must have a completed referral voucher provided by a professional registered Referral Partner to access food and support.  You cannot self refer you need to talk to a Referral Partner so that they can complete a referral voucher for you.  Give us a call or email if you need advice on how to get referred to the service.

How we work:

To operate and manage the service we have a Management Board of Trustees responsible for the strategic development and compliance with the Charities Commission regulations and an Operational Committee made up of volunteers and Chaired by a Trustee, which is responsible for the delivering the front line services to our clients. The Operational Committee also gives feedback to the Management Board where it believes we could “do better.”

Key members of the organisation include:

Patron - Councillor Steve Curran Leader of the London Borough of Hounslow

Management Board of Trustees:

  • Councillor Corinna Smart – Chair
  • Colin Winchester – Treasurer
  • Councillor Guy Lambert – Vice Chair
  • Martin Greenway – Chair of the Operational Committee
  • Guy Armstrong
  • Alex Cole
  • Nicky Hartigan
  • Oonah Lacey - independent Project Advisor to the Board and Operational Committee

Operational Committee of Volunteers:

Martin Greenway- Trustee and Chair

There are 25 active volunteers delivering the service who are all invited to attend the operational committee.

The service receives support through funding, food donations and volunteering from a range of statutory, corporate, retail organisations and many local residents.

How to access the service-

Referral Partners - To become a referral partner please email info@hounslowfoodbox.org.uk  or call Oonah Lacey on 07718263614

Clients - please contact a referral partner to receive a referral voucher so that you can receive help. You must live in the London Borough of Hounslow and be in need of emergency food.  To find a referral partner to help you please contact Oonah Lacey on 07718263614 or the office during our opening times on 07719891787

How to get involved - If you would like to volunteer with us or take part with our , ‘making a difference days’, food collections, gardening, Corporate responsibility days, volunteering for young people, or home deliveries  please contact Oonah Lacey on 07718263614

How to find us

Hounslow Community FoodBox, Brickfield Community Centre, Brickfield Close, Brentford TW8 8JN

Donations

Food

We are grateful for all food donations  but the regular food items  required include:

  • Tinned potatoes
  • Tinned meat – casseroles, corned beef, ham
  • Tinned Fish- tuna, salmon, sardines
  • Tinned vegetables- sweet corn, peas, carrots, beans
  • Pasta sauces-
  • Tomato sauce
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Cereals
  • Jams/preservatives
  • Small cooking oil
  • Tinned soup
  • Bake beans
  • Rice
  • Flour
  • Tinned custard
  • Rice Pudding
  • Tinned fruit
  • Squash
  • Long life milk

Financial donations

We are grateful for financial donations to help run the service and buy essential office supplies, and pay towards our home delivery service for those that are elderly, have ill health and mobility issues.

To discuss about donating please contact Oonah Lacey on 07718263614

 

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