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Hounslow Community Foodbox

What’s in a food parcel?

From non-perishable foods, supplemented with fresh and frozen ones when available, to toiletries, FoodBox aims to give you what you need.

Your usual Items

FoodBox can provide you with one food parcel per week, containing enough food for the number of adults and children referred to on the voucher.

Your food parcel will vary depending on the food we have in stock. We always take into account dietary requirements that you tell us about, but may not always be able to fulfil special requests.

Usual items that a food parcel might include are:

  • Tinned or mashed potatoes
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned fish
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Cereals
  • Jam/preserves
  • Tinned soup
  • Baked beans
  • Rice
  • Bread
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Flour
  • Tinned custard or rice pudding
  • Squash
  • Long-life milk

Your additional Items

Fresh fruit and vegetables and frozen foods will be added to your parcel when available.

For babies, we can provide baby food and nappies, please let us know the best nappy size for your child.

Pet food and other non-food items, including toiletries and cleaning products can also be provided if you need them. Toilet roll is always added to each food parcel.