We are proud to be supporting two Foodbanks in the community, both of the food banks listed below are ready and willing to help people in Tingley, Ardsley & Thorpe that are struggling for food. You do not need a formal referral from a GP/Social Services/Citizens Advice/Job Centre (known as the Food Voucher) to access these services - you can seek help from both food banks yourself. 

Thorpe Food Bank (Stanhope Community Centre), Thorpe

The Thorpe Food Bank remains active running out of Stanhope Community Centre. You can contact the volunteers that run the service and arrange a time for a collection, Appointments can be arranged (usually within the hour) at a time to suit you and are available 7 days a week.

The team also offer a delivery service which, depending on the time that you contact them can be with you the same day.

Thorpe Food Bank state – ‘there is no need for anyone to go hungry, we are here and able to help’.


To arrange a collection, delivery or for any more information:

  • Visit their Facebook page where you can send a message;

  • Contact Ray Laing on 07976566549, or;

  • Contact Anna Johnson on 07500707242

Where they are based:

Stanhope Community Centre

Stanhope Gardens



Drighlington Food Bank (operating through the Methodist churches), West Ardsley & Tingley

The Drighlington Food Bank continues to operate and will deliver to our community. You need to send a text message with a brief outline of your situation and requirements, the team will work to get in touch with you within 24 hours and will arrange a delivery of food.


To arrange a delivery or for any more information:

  • Send a text to 07895-751-795 with your situation and requirements and the team will be in contact to arrange a delivery for you.



If you're struggling let us know, we can usually help get you some fresh groceries delivered which should see you through until you can reach out to a foodbank.


Don't go hungry - if we can help, we will!

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