Voices in Exile food bank


Our food bank is only possible through the kind donations we receive from our local community.

We accept food, toiletries and money donations which we distribute weekly to around 40 families or individuals. All donations go directly to our destitute food bank clients and those in need. Please see our current list of items we need. All donations must be in date, unopened and in good condition.

Items currently needed


Chopped tomatoes

Beans – white/red/black

Lentils – red

Chickpeas – dry or tin

Cooking Oil

Tinned fish (in oil/water)


Baked Beans

Tea and instant coffee

Shower gel and shampoo

Laundry detergent

Nappies sizes 5/6/7

If you’re able to help with food donations please contact us to arrange a drop-off time:


T: 01273 328 598

WhatsApp/wifi calls: 07516610794

Food drop-off times: Monday 10.30am–12.00pm or Tuesday 9.30am–12.00pm

Please deliver to: VIE, 36 Upper Bedford Street, Kemp Town, BN2 1JP


Please donate and share our Crowdfunder – all funds go to supporting all our services and projects.

Every contribution, however large or small, helps us to keep our services running, and this is increasingly vital as demand increases and traditional sources of funding shrink.

Donate now and become part of our small community of hope and part of the solution to the problems our clients face every day.

You can see our Voices in Exile Crowdfunder or scan the QR code.

Thank you!

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Give as You Live

Give as you Live is an award-winning fundraising programme that takes donations from  stores when you shop online. It’s a free service and will raise a donation for us from a percentage of your order, with no extra cost to you! To support Voices in Exile simply sign up, choose us as your charity and shop!


Text Donation

You can donate via text. 

Text VIE (amount) to 70085

For example, to donate £10, text ‘VIE 10’ to 70085

To donate £20, text ‘VIE 20’ to 70085.
(Standard network charges apply).

Please note, the amount must be a multiple of £5 (eg. 5, 10 …)