Community Pantries - save money on food shopping bills

Community Pantries help you save money on your food shopping bills.


Community Grocery

SwanBank Church, Burslem, ST6 2AA (01782 695511)  - open Mon-Fri: 9:30am-4:30pm - Sign up for £5 annual membership. You can then get 12 items for £5, 18 items for £7.50 and 24 items for £10—Bakery, shelf items, fruit and veg, non-food, freezer and fridge.

Community Cupboard

The Hub, Port Vale Foundation, 113 Hamil Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST6 1AP (01782 757066): open Friday 10am-12pm - choose your own items - 10 items for £5 and 15 items for £7. All sanitary products are free.  Foods range from life tinned food to frozen to fresh and produce.

The Community Can Social Supermarket

Unity 24 Tunstall Indoor Market, Butterfield Place (inside Tunstall market) (07411151819): Free to join. 10 items for £5 or 15 items for £7.50 - long life items, cleaning products, baby products and toiletries.   Free sanitary products and some free end of shelf life products. In Tunstall Market - 10:30am-5pm, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Your Local Pantry @YMCANS

Campus Shop, YMCANS Harding Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST1 3AE (01782 222376). Thursday and Friday 12:00-4:00pm. £3.50 membership, weekly fee £4.50, for which they can choose at least 10 items of quality food from high street supermarkets.

Chell Parish Pantry

Church of the Saviour, Sprink Bank Road, Chell Heath, ST6 6QQ, 01782 838708, Thursday 12:00-2:00pm. This is our free pantry—there is no charge for the items you choose, plus we offer a warm space with free hot drinks, biscuits and cakes. All are welcome.

The Joyful Independent Foodbank,

Market Square, Hanley, ST1 1NU Open Monday—Saturday, 10:30am—3:00pm. They have a wide range of food from bread to fruit and veg.

The Hope Campus

Market Square, Hanley, ST1 1NU (07498 168648). Are opening Loving Hope Community Independent Grocery, Open Monday-Friday 9:30am-4pm. At the community grocery, shoppers pay £5 membership per year, then for each shop pay £2.50. Shoppers can go in 3 times per week.

The Bread and Butter Thing

Bentilee Family Hub, Dawlish Drive, Bucknall, ST2 0HP. Tuesdays at 1:30pm. To register text 07860 063304 or use the contact form on the QR code (Left) with their name, postcode and hub they would like to join (Bentilee Family Hub). Once registered, members will     receive a weekly text offering the food service which they can then collect from their hub. Single bags with a condensed offer £5. Standard 3 bag family package £8.50 and Large 6 bag package £17. For £8.50 they roughly offer £35 worth of food each week, including fresh fruit, veg, chilled food for the fridge and cupboard staples such as pasta and cereals. The food changes daily meaning the bags will change from week to week.