Bow Foodbank

An independent foodbank serving the local community

Bow and Bethnal Green will continue to offer emergency food aid every week

Both Foodbanks are considered essential services and will continue to be run in a Covid-safe manner:

  • Face masks to be worn by all volunteers
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • 2 m distance spacing in the queue
  • 1 person collecting their food at time

There is no home delivery service. If you are self-isolating, you can send a friend, neighbour or volunteer to collect for you.

The regular Bow Foodbank session takes place on Mondays from 08:00 am to 12:30 pm, including bank holidays, at the Bromley-By-Bow Centre, E3 3BT. Our Bethnal Green sessions are open from 2pm-7pm every Wednesday at Raine’s Foundation on Approach Road, E2 9LY. You will not need to bring any paperwork or to have a referral. Our service is free and does not discriminate.


Bow Foodbank is at the Bromley-by-Bow Community Centre, St Leonard’s Street, E3 3BT. Entrance through the park on St.Leonards Street.

The Bromley-by-Bow Centre is a 5 minute walk from Our Lady and St Catherine’s Church. It is close to Bromley-by-Bow tube station and Bow Church DLR station. The D8 and 488 bus also stop outside the BBBC.