913,138 people received three days’ emergency food from Trussell Trust foodbanks in 2013-14 compared... Read more

We are really grateful for the generosity of local people and organisations who have helped us support over 4,000... Read more

The Vale Foodbank has centres in Barry, Dinas Powys and Llantwit Major... Read more

UK foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here

Working with frontline agencies ensures our emergency food parcels get to people most in need. Community groups, charitable trusts and business supporters help make what we do possible. Find out who our partners are and how you can become one.  Read more


Vale Foodbank is open as follows:

Barry - Coastlands Family Church

Monday 2-3pm

Thursday 4.30 - 6pm

Dinas Powys - Bethesda Chapel

Wednesday 1.30-2.30pm

Llantwit Major - Bethel Baptist

Wednesday 1-2pm

Please contact us for more information 



Donate food

We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From packets of pasta to tins of tomatoes please give what you can. Could you donate in-date non-perishable food from our shopping list

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