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Share our Surplus


We strongly believe that no food, good enough to eat should be wasted.  


Food Sharing Apps

Are you an individual or smaller charity who could accept smaller amounts of surplus foods?  Is so, please consider signing up to the following mobile apps:

Charities and community organisations

The following charities or community organisations accept donations of surplus food. Some will accept items past "best-before" but never items which have past the use-by date.  Please contact them directly if you wish to make a donation.

Name Address for Donations Postcode Items
Comment & Contact

Fruits of Fulflood

11 Fordington Avenue, Fulflood

SO22 5AN

Any fresh local fruit or veg

Fruits of Fulflood is a community project which has been running for 8 years. We use surplus fruit and veg from local gardens and allotments to make preserves - jams, jellies & chutneys. Every year we choose a local charity to which we donate all funds raised from the sale of the preserves.

Unit 12, Community Pantry

Unit 12, Winnall Valley Rd

SO23 0LD

Ambient, chilled or frozen food accepted

Donations provided to members.   Membership fee covers administration of pantry.

Winchester Basics Bank

Donations to:

Gabare House (was Optimum House), Winnall Valley Road, SO23 0LD

SO23 9NR

Ambient or chilled food in retail packs.

Providing food for people in emergency need in Winchester City & surrounding areas. Food Hubs in Highcliffe, Bar End, Weeke and New Alresford.

WCC Temporary Accn

Milford House, 71 Christchurch Road, Winchester

SO23 9TZ

Fresh fruit/veg, bread, tinned/dried food

Donations are used by homeless residents in temporary accn. Items placed in communal kitchens for residents to take what they need.

Winchester Churches Nightshelter

 20b Jewry Street Winchester

SO23 8RZ

Fresh fruit/veg and raw meat.

We are a homeless charity giving 9 residents the safety of a bed and 24/7 support to assist them back into independent living, health and wellbeing and were possible employment.

Wickham Community Pantry

Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham

PO17 5AL

Fresh, chilled, frozen, abmient and tinned/dried food.

Donations provided to members. Membership fee covers administration of pantry. 

01329 833 688 

Crop Share

‘Cropshare’ is a scheme where local gardeners and allotment holders can legally sell their surplus fruit and vegetables.  

Ooooby Winchester - Ooooby Winchester CIC is a not-for-profit social enterprise, delivering fresh, natural food and supporting local producers. We deliver to SO21, SO22, SO23, SO24 and some SO50.  They operate a Crop Share Scheme and an Honest to Goodness box; subsidised for families on low income

Redistribution Organisations

If you are a business who has a large amount, or regular surplus, the follwoing organisations may be able to assist you:

Fare Share - FareShare is the UK's largest food redistribution charity, taking edible surplus food from more than 500 businesses, including major retailers, manufacturers, farmers, and growers and redistributing it to vulnerable people through a UK-wide network of almost 11,000 frontline charities. Our dedicated food team will work with you to redistribute your food surplus in a way that is easy, cost effective and makes sense for your business. FareShare Southern Central provides good quality food to charities and community organisations in Hampshire.  Contact details:; 02382 358585

His Church (UK-Wide) - His Church provide robustly secure, ethical, sustainable, full transport and logistics solutions for surplus food and supplies, which are re-distributed both directly and through a network of front-line charities to help the most vulnerable people in the community.  Contact details:; 03000 117700

UK Harvest - UK Harvest is a not-for-profit perishable food rescue operation that collects quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivers it, direct and free of charge, to charities. We provide much needed assistance to vulnerable people, collecting surplus food from all types of food providers, including fruit and vegetable markets, supermarkets, hotels, wholesalers, farmers, events and restaurants.  Contact details:; 01243 696940

Food Drop - Food Drop’s tech platform makes it incredibly easy for charities to collect unsold food from their favourite nearby food retailers.  Contact details:

Approved Food Ltd ( - Buyer of surplus food/ problem stock.

Company Shop Group - Surplus redistribution providing commercial return to industry throughout the supply chain whilst protecting brands.  Contact details:; 07753 460397

Too Good to Go - Social impact organization that is fighting food waste by creating a global food waste movement. This is done through work with schools, businesses, households, public affairs and our marketplace. Our marketplace is an app that connects consumers with businesses who have surplus food so no food goes to waste.

Winchester Food Partnership Share our Surplus