Donate food and goods | The Welcome Centre

Thanks to the generosity of our community last year we gave out the equivalent of 280,437 meals to people in need. 

We accept donations of most dried, fresh and tinned foods as long as they are unopened and in date. If you want to discuss a donation of surplus stock from your business, please contact [email protected]

Current shortages 

Please choose from our shortages below. We do not require certain brands. 


We politely ask you not to donate the items below as we either have a surplus of stock or we are unable to use these items.

   Items with alcohol                                         Items that are out of date                            Pasta 

Items we do not require , pasta, alcohol items and items out of date

See a full list of items that we do and don't take  

Download a regular shortages poster here


Latest donation updates


Where can I donate my items?

The Welcome Centre donation centre is located at Unit 10-11 Queens Mill Industrial Estate, Queens Mill Road, Lockwood, HD1 3RR and is open Monday to Friday between 10.15 am and 1.15 pm.  Alternative donation points are listed below.

Location of drop off point Comments                   
Sainsbury’s Shorehead, Southgate, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bins behind the checkout
Tesco, Viaduct Street, HuddersfieldBasket behind the checkout
ASDA, Bradford Road HuddersfieldTrolley point by green token selection
Morrisons, Penistone Road, HuddersfieldGrab bags in the store
The Co-operative, Station Road, ShepleyFoodbank basket 
The Co-operative, Lane Head Road, ShepleyFoodbank basket 
The Co-operative, 50-52 Holmfirth Road, NewmillFoodbank basket 
St Andrew's Motor Company, Leeds Road, HuddersfieldBlue wheelie bin in the showroom
Magic Rock Tap, Willow Park Business Centre, Willow Lane, 
Huddersfield
Blue wheelie bin during opening hours
Sainsbury's Salendine Nook, Salendine Shopping Centre,
144 Moor Hill Rd, Huddersfield 
Blue wheelie bin during opening hours
Packhorse Shopping Centre, Packhorse Walk, King Street, 
Huddersfield
Box collection point next to the notice board
Lidl, Castlegate, HuddersfieldFoodbank basket behind the last till
Sainsbury's, Acre Street, LindleyFoodbank basket instore. 

If you would like to host a collection point on behalf of The Welcome Centre please get in touch at [email protected]

The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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