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North Leeds Food Bank

Churches throughout Leeds, are working together to establish Food Banks in each section of our city. These banks will operate under the guidelines of a Christian organisation, the Trussel Trust. This will ensure a common ethos in each location, and within similar Food Banks throughout the country.

The purpose of the food bank is to offer support in a crisis, and to assist people access other agencies for long term help. Access will be through a voucher from a local professional, such as GP or Social Worker.

On arrival at the Food Bank, users of the service will be welcomed, before meeting with trained volunteers who would advise about any appropriate alternative agencies. This is done in a cafe style setting, with meals available. The voucher is then exchanged for 3 days of food. There will be a limit of 3 vouchers per user each year.

In North Leeds the organising groups are looking to identify a suitable location, and to set up a team of volunteers. To learn more you can contact or
view the website for:
Trussel Trust or
Network Leeds at .

Tim Ward

The St Chad's Fund. Read how the proceeds form the sale of St Oswald's are to be used for the benfit of Headingley and the wider Leeds community. (A pdf document will open in a new window)

Traidcraft works for fair trade with the developing world by selling a range of products at prices which give the producer a fair deal. Coffee, tea, biscuits, dried fruit, nuts, cards and wrapping paper are all on sale in the Parish Centre twice a month at coffee after the 9.30 Parish Communion.

The Children's Society



Click on the names to find about some of the charities we support as a parish.

Local Charities

Carers Leeds

Caring for Life

Leeds Children's Holiday Camp

PAFRAS (Refugees and Asylum Seekers)

St George's Crypt

Wheatfields Hospice

West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project. For the resettlement of offenders in Leeds and West Yorkshire.


Church Urban Fund

International Charities

The Church Mission Society

The Mission to Seafarers

Sylvia Wright Trust

US (Formerly USPG)