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Larders and food banks

The map below shows community larders and food banks across East Ayrshire or you can also view an accessible list of larders and foodbanks by town or village.

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Larders and food banks by town or village

Community larders and food banks across East Ayrshire are listed below by area.

Auchinleck

Food provision in Auchinleck

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship

Food provision

Collection only

Thursday, 2pm to 3pm

Ian Robertson

Telephone: 07734 709834

Crosshouse

Food provision in Crosshouse

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Church Hall

Kilmarnock Road

Crosshouse

KA2 0EZ

Food bank

Collection and delivery

Tuesday and Friday, 12pm to 3pm

Janice Smyth

Telephone: 07787 970341

Email:  jintymcjuggles@gmail.com

Cumnock

Food provision in Cumnock

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Create a Smile

Community Routes Hub

Cumnock

Weekly tea/coffee

Christmas lunch

Monday and Tuesday afternoons

Thursday evenings

No contact details

Netherthird Initiative for Community Empowerment (NICE)

Netherthird Community Centre

65 Ryderston Drive

Cumnock

KA18 3AR

Collection only

Support required deliveries 

Help with food over the Christmas and New Year holidays

Availability to go to the food larder or fill food bags if needed

Clothes, shoes in the charity shop

Warm space in emergencies

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am to 12noon

 

Maggie Campbell

Telephone: 07856 228426

Telephone (Centre): 01290 428630

Email: jamielor@aol.com

Dalmellington

Food provision in Dalmellington

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Ayrshire East Foodbank

The Zone

10 High Main Street

Dalmellington

KA6 7QN

Food bank - collection only

Warm space

Hot drinks and food

Monday to Friday, 9am to 2pm

Elaine Stewart
Telephone: 01292 551888
Telephone: 07872 149679
Email: elaine.stewart@the-zone-online.co.uk

Dalrymple

Food provision in Dalrymple

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Doon the Hub - Dalrymple Parish Food Larder

Dalrymple Church Hall

Food and essentials such as toiletries

Emergency parcels if needed

Warm hub for tea or coffee

Thursday, 10.30am to 1.30pm

Telephone: 07546 315094
Email:  dalrymple.landscape@btinternet.com

Darvel

Food provision in Darvel

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Ayrshire East Foodbank

The Square

Main Street

Darvel

Three day food parcels

Includes assistance with toiletries and pet food

Signposting/additional support also available

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am to 12noon

No contact details

Drongan

Food provision in Drongan

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Community Larder

Helping Hands

Drongan Community Centre

Collection only

Will provide any emergency food parcel requests over Christmas and New Year

Tuesday, 10am to 12noon

Hayley Watson
Telephone: 07858 432536
Email: hylykyc22@gmail.com

Galston

Food provision in Galston

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Galston Food Bank

Brewland Street

Galston

Emergency food

Thursday

No contact details

Gospel Hall

(Mobile)

Collection only

Delivery to elderly or housebound available if required

Sunday, 3pm to 4pm

Paul Jenkinson

Rachel Jenkinson

07880 199098 

Kilmarnock

Food provision in Kilmarnock

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Ayrshire East Foodbank

Belford Mill

16 Brewery Road

Kilmarnock

KA1 3HZ

Three day food parcels

Includes assistance with toiletries and pet food

Signposting/additional support also available

Monday, 1pm to 3pm

Wednesday, 1pm to 3pm

Friday, 10am to 4pm

No contact details

Ayrshire East Foodbank

Onthank Community Church

Kilmarnock

Three day food parcels

Includes assistance with toiletries and pet food

Signposting/additional support also available

Saturday

No contact details

Ayrshire East Foodbank

St Matthew's Church

Grassyards Road

Kilmarnock

Monthly meal

Sunday (1st of the month)

No contact details

Ayrshire East Foodbank

St Matthew's Church

Grassyards Road

Kilmarnock

Three day food parcels

Includes assistance with toiletries and pet food

Signposting/additional support also available

Tuesday and Thursday, 4pm to 6pm

No contact details

Baptist Church

Church Basement

Kilmarnock

Lunch club with weekly lunches

Friday

No contact details

Broken Chains

Howard Centre

5 Portland Road

Kilmarnock

KA1 2BT

Weekly lunches

Sunday

No contact details

Community Larder

NWKLEUS

North West Kilmarnock Community Partnership

Collections only at present £2 charge per request

Thursday, 1pm to 3pm

Marlene Hay

Telephone: 07366 147178

Email: marlenehay6@gmail.com

Kilmarnock North West

BAFS (Bikers as Friends Scotland)

BOCI (Branching Out Community Initiative

Collection only 

Wednesday and Sunday, 10am to 12noon

 

Margaret McLean

Telephone: 07310 715186

Email: magsmclean69@yahoo.com

Corner Cupboard

Muslim Education Centre

57 London Road

Kilmarnock

KA3 7AH

Community larder

Collection only

Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm

 

Tariq
Telephone: 07944 193674

Email:  cornercupboard57@gmail.com

East Ayrshire Churches Homelessness Action (EACHa)

New Laigh Kirk Halls

35 John Finnie Street

Kilmarnock

Weekly lunches

Wednesday, 2pm to 4pm

Monday and Friday, 1pm to 3pm

No contact details

Salvation Army

Sturrock Street

Kilmarnock

Weekly lunches

Monday and Thursday

No contact details

Shortlees Community Association Food Larder

Shortlees Campus

Blacksykes Avenue

Kilmarnock

KA1 4SR

Collection only

Wednesday, 1.30pm to 3.30pm

 

Angela Keen

Email: chairperson@shortleesca.co.uk

Telephone: 01563 508080 (Option 3)

Take A Bow

Fraser Walk

Kilmarnock

KA3 7PH

Lunch Club

Tuesday, 12noon

No contact details

Logan

Food provision in Logan

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Logan Day Centre

29 Paterson Avenue

Logan

KA18 3HR

Collection only

Thursday, 10am to 12noon

Lauren Hannah

Telephone: 07368 516980

Email:  laurenhannah10@icloud.com

Muirkirk

Food provision in Muirkirk

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Muirkirk Community Centre

Food bank

Collection only

Provide support over the winter with a welcoming space and community larder

Monday and Thursday, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Gordon McGuire
Telephone: 07960 563976
Email: gordonmca18@gmail.com

Tracy McGuire
Email: tracymcguire13@gmail.com

Netherthird

Food provision in Netherthird

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Community Larder

Netherthird Community Centre

Collection only

Support required deliveries

Tuesday and Thursday, 10am to 12noon

Maggie Campbell

Telephone 07856  228426

Email:  jamielor@aol.com

Newmilns

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Food provision in Newmilns

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Community Larder

Newmilns Church Hall

Newmilns

KA16 9AT

Food larder provisions

Collection only

Friday, 10am to 12noon

Telephone: 07752 295948
Email: Weel84@icloud.com

New Cumnock

Food provision in New Cumnock

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Community Larder

Working Men's Club

103 Afton Bridgend

New Cumnock

KA18 4JG

Collection only

Over winter the community larder will supply free warm meals and soup, and food parcels to those in need

Monday, 10am to 12noon

 

Heather Montgomery

Telephone: 01290 332159

Email:  newcumnockclub@gmail.com

Rankinston

Food provision in Rankinston

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Community Larder

Community Centre

Littlemill Place

Rankinston

KA6 7HB

Food larder provisions

Emergency food parcels for delivery if required

Warm hub starting in 2023

Monday, 9.30am to 11.30am

Tuesday, 7pm to 8.30pm

Wednesday, 2pm to 5pm

Thursday, 9.30am to 1.30pm

Isabell Graham

Telephone: 01292 590759

Telephone: 07794 515564

Email:  grmisobel@aol.com

Stewarton

Food provision in Stewarton

OrganisationSupport availableOpening timesContact information

Ayrshire East Foodbank

St Columba’s Church

Stewarton

Three day food parcels

Includes assistance with toiletries and pet food

Signposting/additional support also available

Tuesday and Friday, 4pm to 6pm

Phone to arrange a pick up time

Telephone: 01563 550951

Community Larder

Potters House Church

The Centre

7 Standalane

Stewarton

KA3 5BG

Membership £3 per year

Maximum spend £5

Collection only

Delivery available on request

Saturday, 10am to 12noon

Janice Wilkie

Telephone: 07929 157482

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