There are a number of food banks and organisations offering food parcels to people in need.
Purley Food Hub – http://www.purleyfoodhub.net/
Croydon food bank – http://croydon.foodbank.org.uk/
The Vine food bank – http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/new-addingtonCroydon
Community Food Store – http://directory.ageukcroydon.org.uk/pages/organisations?oid=11616
The Shrublands Community Trust Foodbank is located in the Advice Centre at 7 Broom Road, Shirley, and is open on Fridays from 1.00-3.00pm http://together.ourchurchweb.org.uk/shirleycroydon/
The Croydon Refugee Centre also offers food parcels http://www.croydonrefugeedaycentre.co.uk/
If you know of others, please let us know so we can update the list.
The details of the latest most needed items for Purley Food Hub can be found here.