St Vincent’s emergency food parcel provision helps families and individuals in a crisis when they have no other means of support. 
No one in Leeds should have to go hungry.

Food parcels provide nutritious meals for three days, household essentials, toiletries and personal hygiene products. For families with babies and young children, we can help by providing nappies, wipes and baby food.

The service helps people through what may be the most worrying time they ever face, giving emergency help in a friendly, non-judgemental setting, restoring hope and self-esteem. People are encouraged to access the other services at St Vincent’s to get expert help and tackle underlying issues. 

an average of 65 food parcels are distributed to those in need, monthly

an average of 30 beneficiaries receive our food provisions monthly, almost one person per day

Donations to our food cupboard are always welcomed and appreciated

Our food cupboard donations are given out to those in need within our community. The following items are always needed to keep stock up, however, check our Twitter or give us a call if you'd like to know what specific items are in need at any time:  

  • Long life (UHT) milk
  • Small jars of coffee
  • Small bags of sugar
  • Pasta
  • Wholegrain pasta
  • Rice
  • Cereal
  • Bread
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned vegeables 
  • Tinned potatoes 
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap 
  • Shower gel
  • Nappies
  • Sanitary products 
  • Washing up liquid
  • Toilet roll