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Emmeline’s Pantry foodbank

31 Jan 2019

Donations of new knickers needed

Cartoon knickers

Emmeline’s Pantry is a local foodbank for vulnerable women and their families.  Many of these families have escaped domestic abuse and had to leave behind all their family belongings or been victims of trafficking.  Unlike other foodbanks Emmeline’s Pantry lets the women choose their own food, so that they can pick what suits their family’s needs and also so that the women learn to make decisions again.

During February they are appealing for additional donations of new packs of women and children’s underwear.  So if you’re heading to M&S or your local supermarket please consider knickers or alternatively items from the list below. All help is massively appreciated.

Emmeline’s Pantry foodbank always needs:

  • Tea / coffee / sugar
  • Tinned fruit, vegetables, baked beans, meats and fish
  • Other long life food items (cereals etc)
  • Biscuits /crisps (treats for families)
  • Toiletries for mums, babies, children & teens
  • Nappies (all sizes) and sanitary products
  • Clothes detergent
  • Clothing / footwear for women, children and teens

You can simply donate via these drop off locations on north and south campus. If you would like to be a drop off point just email

Further information

Emmeline’s Pantry Facebook page

Donate via the University’s Payroll Giving Scheme