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Find a community larder or food bank

Find your nearest community larder or food bank.

Community larders

Our community larders are here to help you.

Register with the larder then you can visit weekly. Friendly volunteers are ready to welcome you.

Products available

Products will vary from larder to larder, but will generally include:

  • fresh, dry and tinned food items
  • sanitary products
  • toiletries
  • household cleaning products

Membership and payment

Most larders operate on a membership basis, to help manage stock levels.

For a small fee (usually £1) members can purchase essential items for a much reduced price. For example, four items for £1, maximum spend £10.

Each larder will have its own arrangements for membership and payment.

Watch a video about food larders

East Ayrshire food banks

Food donations

Donations can be dropped at:

Open Doors
13-15 Old Irvine Road

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm. Alternatively, a pick up can be arranged.

Someone will be there to take your donation but should the door be locked, the contact number will be posted on the door.

Please note for health and safety purposes all centres operate an appointment system.

Cash donations

If you would like to make a cash donation to the food bank please use the bank account details below:

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland
Account Name: CVO East Ayrshire Ltd
Sort Code: 834500
Account No: 00645364
Quote reference: AEFB2020

Who to contact

If you need help please contact the Ayrshire (East) food bank:

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