Welcome to the brand new Oxford Food Bank website.

Oxford Food Bank is a registered charity with the following aims:

  • To reduce food waste in the Oxford area
  • To reduce food poverty within the local community

Oxford Food Bank collects good quality fresh food from local supermarkets and wholesalers and delivers it for free to over 50 registered charities in the Oxford area. For every £1 we receive in donations we deliver around £20 worth of fruit, vegetables, bread and dairy products. That’s currently nearly £1 million worth of food a year!

We carry out our operations through a team of dedicated volunteers and we are always keen to add to their numbers. You can find out more about volunteering on the Join our Volunteers page. Although volunteers help to minimise our costs we are reliant upon the generosity of our food suppliers, and donations from individuals and organisations. Further information about these can be found on our Food Suppliers and Make a Donation pages respectively.

Find out more about Oxford Food Bank by watching the video below, or reading our About Us page.

Please note that we do not supply food direct to individuals or families. If you are in a position where you personally need support, but do not have access to food through another charity, then you should contact your local Social Services department. Even food banks which do supply individuals directly, such as the Community Emergency Foodbank (CEF) in Oxford, require them to be referred by Social Services or another agency beforehand.

Video produced by Evans Woolfe Media, wth financial support from Oxfam.

OFB would like to offer many thanks to them both for their generosity and support over the years.