Donate food

+ household necessities

e really appreciate your help.

Non-perishable items—rice, flour, long-life UHT milk, tinned tomatoes and legumes—are welcome. Long-lasting fruit and vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, onions, apples and citrus are also appreciated.

We can only accept donations from the general public which are unopened and are in line with current health regulations.

Drop off times

Monday to Thursday, 7am – 2pm

Location

Addi Road Food Pantry, Hut 1 (southern side of the carpark)
142 Addison Road, Marrickville

What to donate

Individuals or community groups e.g. schools
Food
  • Fresh vegetables (long lasting e.g. potatoes, onions, carrots)
  • Fresh fruit (long lasting e.g. apples, citrus)
  • Rice
  • Flour
  • Pasta sauce
  • Cooking oil
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • UHT milk
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Dried pulses
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tinned fish
  • Instant noodles
  • Spices
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Jam
  • Honey
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Biscuits
Household goods
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Razors/shaving foam
  • Sanitary products
  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Tissues
  • Nappies (larger sizes)
  • Baby wipes
  • Household cleaning items – tea towels, dishcloths, sponges etc.,

Business donations

Food businesses, retail outlets, stores and supermarkets can contact our Food Pantry Manager, Damien Moore.

We have a driver and a refrigerated vehicle available on weekdays to do pick ups across the Inner West.

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Donations Act.

The Civil Liability Amendment (Food Donations) Act 2005, known as the Good Samaritan Act, protects food donors by limiting the liability of individuals and businesses that donate food, providing they meet certain food safety conditions: The food is donated in good faith for a charitable or benevolent purpose; the food is safe to eat when it leaves the possession or control of the donor; the donor gives the charity any information it needs to ensure the ongoing safety of the food.