Your Local Pantries are all about dignity, choice and hope, bringing people together around food!

Your Local Pantries are all about dignity, choice and hope, bringing people together around food!
  • They are set up to look and feel like a shop, with fresh fruit and veg and commercial fridges and freezers.
  • Members choose to join and pay a small weekly membership, choosing at least 10 items from a wide selection of groceries.
  • Members benefit from affordable food provision and substantial cost savings (typically saving £21 per week) 
  • Pantries are about so much more than food - they give members community, confidence, volunteering opportunities and job skills, wrap around support and improved physical health and mental wellbeing.
  • Pantries are run by a local organisation, with ongoing support from us.
  • Pantries are run by a local organisation with support from us and get in touch - [email protected]or fill in a contact form

Social impact of Your Local Pantries

The figures below show you some of the impacts of the Your Local Pantry network

£ 1000

saved each year

by a household visiting the Pantry each week

35000

people

benefiting from Pantry membership in nearly 13,000 households

97 %

of members

say joining a Pantry has improved their household finances

83 %

of members

say membership has been good for their mental health and 68% say it has been good for their physical health

Read more about the impact that the Your Local Pantry network is having in communities across the UK!

Click to download Your Local Pantry Social Impact report 2023 - So Much More!

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... because the cost of the fuel prices have increased ... we just haven’t been able to save. We’re just lucky that we’ve got this. It provides me with a sense of security, knowing that we have the food to eat and we don’t have to worry about finding a large amount of money to do family shops.

Lucy, member of Hope Pantry
Merthyr Tydfil