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Kids Lunch Packs for school holidays

Our holiday lunch packs for kids supports families who usually rely on free school meals by providing school holiday food parcels.

Registration for the Easter Holiday Kids Lunch Pack is now open. It will close on Sunday 3rd March (10pm).
Please contact your school for a voucher if you have not received one by February 8th.
Most of our lunch packs are collection only, but Petworth and Midhurst registrations will be delivered.

Collection point dates and opening times will be week commencing 11th March 2024

Monday 11th March (8:30am – 12pm) – Chichester, Swanfield Chapel

Tuesday12th March (8:30am-12pm) – Southbourne

Wednesday 13th March (8.30am -10:30am) Donnington

Wednesday 13th March (2pm – 4pm) – East Witterings

Thursday 14th March (8.30am – 11am) – Tangmere

Friday 15th March (8:30am – 12pm) – Chichester Baptist Church, Parklands

Friday 15th March (1.30pm – 4.00pm) Chichester Baptist Church, Parklands

Friday 15th March (9.30am – 12pm) – Selsey

Friday 22nd March (9.30am-12am) – Selsey

Collection point addresses:

Chichester – Chichester Baptist Church, 124 Sherborne Rd, Chichester, PO19 3AW.

Chichester – Swanfield Chapel, Swanfield Drive, Chichester, PO19 6TD.

Donnington – St George’s Church Hall Selsey Road, Donnington, PO20 7PN.

East Wittering – The United Reformed Church, 2 Oakfield Avenue, East Wittering, PO20 8BU.

Selsey – The Methodist Church, 50 High Street, Selsey, PO20 0RD.

Southbourne – St John’s Church, Main Road/Stein Road (A259), Southbourne, West Sussex, PO10 8LB.

Tangmere – St Andrew’s Church, Church Lane, Tangmere, PO20 2HA.

North of the district:

Midhurst deliveries will be made on Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th March(text message will confirm exact delivery date 48 hours beforehand )

Petworth deliveries will be between Monday 18th – Saturday 23rd March (text message will confirm exact delivery date 48 hours beforehand )

For more information about holiday lunch packs for kids please see our news article.

Frequently asked questions:

Q: Who is entitled to a voucher?
A: Any school aged child who is receipt of free school meals, due to low income. If you need additional help as a family, please call us.

Q: What do I need to bring with me when attending a collection point?
A: The voucher number(s) issued to you by the school(s) for each of your children

Q: I’m unable to attend a collection point. Can a friend or family member collect on my behalf?
A: Yes, provided that they bring the voucher number issued to you by the school for each of your children.

Q: Why have you moved from deliveries to collections?
A: Now that the pandemic regulations have eased, we are reverting back to our normal service. But we have increased our collection points and times.

Q: If I have already registered, can I change my collection point?
A: Yes, please contact the Foodbank directly by phone.

Q:  My child is home educated, so I haven’t received a voucher? 
A: Please contact the Foodbank directly by phone for a voucher.

Q: What are the size of the Lunch Packs?
A: For each child, you will be issued with one Lunch pack box, weighing approximately 13kg. There is enough food for 10 lunches in each.

Q: I can’t remember which venue I chose?
A: You will receive a text message the day before, confirming the venue and time slot.

Q: My child has special dietary requirement or allergies?
A: There is space in our form to request an alternative box. However, we cannot cater for food preferences or brands. If your child has complex allergies, please let us know on the form and we will contact you.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us on 01243 773687 or email  [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

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