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2. Food clubs

About food clubs

Food clubs support residents experiencing financial hardship with access to food and basic supplies. They can help provide a sustainable solution to food poverty and reduce the number of people needing to use emergency food banks on a long-term basis.

The Council's community development team have brought together a range of community partners and charitable food distributors, FareShare Sussex, to set up the food clubs.

Joining a food club

Residents who are struggling to make ends meet, or referred by agencies, including schools, older people's services and food banks, can sign up to the membership scheme. Food clubs are open to people living within walking distance of the club.

There is an annual subscription of £1 to join a club and members pay £2 each week to attend.

Members receive nutritious and in-date surplus food from supermarkets at a discount. The food ranges from dry and tinned groceries, to fresh, seasonable fruit and vegetables, close to its sell by date.

Reigate & Banstead food clubs

There are five food clubs in the borough:

Horley Food Club

Address:
Regent House
Albert Road,
Horley
RH6 7JA
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Merstham Food Club

Address:
Merstham Community Hub
2b Portland Drive,
Merstham
RH1 3JB
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Redhill Food Club

Address:
Redhill Baptist Church
Hatchlands Road,
Redhill
RH1 6AE
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St Marks Food Club serving Preston and Tattenhams

Address:
St. Marks Church
St. Marks Road,
Tadworth
KT18 5RD
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Woodhatch Food Club

Address:
Woodhatch Community Centre
Whitebeam Drive,
Reigate
RH2 7LS
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Foodbanks

There are four foodbanks in the borough:

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