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Emergency food in a crisis
Serving the Canterbury District - Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay & villages Email Webmaster
How does Canterbury Food Bank work?
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  • Specific tinned and packaged food is donated by the local community
  • Volunteers sort and pack the food into emergency parcels
  • Parcels contain enough food to last for three days
  • Support agencies give a food voucher to people in crisis
  • Canterbury Food Bank vouchers are exchanged for food parcels at regular distribution centres
  • Tea, coffee and refreshments are offered when picking up a food parcel, in addition to the opportunity to talk to one of our volunteers
  • Volunteers listen and signpost people to further support if requested