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Food banks provide emergency food and support to members of the public who are not able to afford food shopping. Food is donated by individuals, organisations, religious groups and businesses. If you or someone you know is struggling to buy food, there are many food banks in Somerset you can visit to collect free food. The Trussell Trust offers support and advice to those who are in need of food – you can visit find a food bank to locate your nearest one.

Locations in the former Mendip area

Frome food bank

Contact: Bob Ashford or Lenka



Phone: 01373 488578 or 07714 587129

Frome community fridge

Location: Justice Lane, Frome Market, Frome BA11 1BE


Phone: 01373 475574

Glastonbury food bank

Contact: Michael Cobb (Coordinator) and Mary Powell (Treasurer)


Phone: 07980 458600

Glastonbury community fridge

Location: Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EL



Phone: 07886 568842

Shepton Mallet food bank

Contact: Ann Chinye

Email: or

Phone: 01749 347130 or 07909 046063

Street food bank

Contact: Louise and John Melia

Email:  or or

Phone: 01458 445232

Wells food bank

Contact: Sue Marland


Phone: 07984 382157

Last reviewed: September 19, 2023 by Paul

Next review due: March 19, 2024

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