Lapford Foodbank


The ARK is the home of Lapford Foodbank, providing emergency food support to anyone in need in the area and in accordance with the most recent government COVID-19 lockdown restrictions is still operating. The Foodbank is intended as a buffer between having food and not being able to eat. All goods stored are non-perishable items.
If you need to contact the Foodbank during the current COVID-19 situation, please call 01363 83788 or email

If a food pack is required, this may be requested through the School, the Doctors' Surgeries, Preschool or using the number above. Food packs are usually delivered, but maybe collected by arrangement.


Items are donated by members of the community and local churches. If you would like to support the Foodbank, donations can be arranged by appointment using the number above.

We are currently short of the following items:
  • Instant Coffee / Tea
  • Sugar
  • Cereals (pref. not too many sugary ones)
  • Biscuits (sweet or savoury)
  • Tinned Beef / Chicken / Ham
  • Tinned Tuna / Salmon
  • Tinned Vegetables
  • Longlife Milk
  • Cooking Oil
  • Bolognaise / Curry Sauce
  • Rice
  • Toilet rolls / Kitchen Rolls / Bin Liners
  • Shampoo / Toothpaste
  • Bathroom / Kitchen Cleaner
  • Detergent (very needy)

The only thing we do not need is Baked Beans 

Alternatively you might like to make a donation to the Foodbank...