Where you can drop off foodbank donations in Edinburgh this Christmas

Foodbanks in Edinburgh are welcoming donations this Christmas to help those in need during the festive season. Here are some of the key drop-off points where you can donate non-perishable food, toiletries and household items.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 1:00 pm
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 1:10 pm
Picture: Edinburgh Food Project Facebook page.


Drop-off points have been set up at Tesco stores across the city, including:

• Tesco Corstorphine, Meadow Place Road, EH12 7UQ

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Picture: Edinburgh Food Project Facebook page.

• Tesco South Queensferry, Ferry Muir, EH30 9QZ

• Tesco Colinton, Colinton Mains Drive, EH13 9AH

• Tesco Duke Street, 76 Duke Street, EH6 8HL


Picture: Edinburgh Food Project Facebook page.

Foodbank collection points are available at several Morrisons stores in Edinburgh:

• Morrisons Granton, 3 Waterfront Broadway, EH5 1SA

• Morrisons Ferry Road, 102 Pilton Drive, EH5 2XS

• Morrisons Gyle Centre, South Gyle Broadway, EH12 9JU

• Morrisons Hunters Tryst, 30 New Swanston, EH10 7JA


Edinburgh’s Waitrose stores are also taking part in the supermarket foodbank drop-off collections:

• Waitrose Comely Bank, 38 Comley Bank Road, EH4 1AW

• Waitrose Morningside, 145 Morningside Road, EH10 4AX

Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer outlets which welcome foodbank donations include:

• Marks & Spencer Princes Street, 54 Princes Street, EH2 2DQ

• Marks & Spencer Gyle Centre, 24a Gyle Avenue, EH12 9JS

• Marks & Spencer Fort Kinnaird, Fort Kinnaird Retail Park, EH15 3RD

• Marks & Spencer Morningside, 212-216 Morningside Road, EH10 4QQ

• Marks & Spencer Craigleith, Craigleith Retail Park, EH4 2LN

Foodbank centres

Donations can also be dropped off directly at Edinburgh Food Project food ank centres:

• Grassmarket Centre, St Columba’s Church, 14 Johnston Terrace, EH1 2PW

• Tollcross Centre, Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, EH3 9BP

• Broughton Centre, St Mary’s Parish Church, Bellevue Crescent, EH3 6NE

• Rannoch Centre, Rannoch Community Centre, Rannoch Terrace, EH4 7ER

• Pilton Centre, 34A Muirhouse Crescent, EH4 4 QL

• Craigmillar Centre, Bristo Memorial Church, 196 Peffermill Road, EH16 4AJ

• Oxgangs Centre, All Nations Christian Fellowship, 1C Oxgangs Avenue, EH13 9JA

• South Queensferry Centre, The Priory Church, Hopetoun Road, EH30 9RA

• Leith Centre, South Leith Parish Church Halls, 6 Henderson Street, EH6 6BS

• Gorgie Centre, Salvation Army, 431 Gorgie Road, EH11 2RB

• South East Centre, Blythswood Care, 27 Southhouse Broadway, EH17 4AS

• East Centre, Edinburgh Food Project, Unit 12 New Lairdship Yards, EH11 3UY

For more information about your local foodbank (as well as details of which items are urgently needed), visit trusselltrust.org

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