Donate goods and toiletries

Mustard Tree helps people with food and other essential items when they are in crisis or struggling to make ends meet. Please see below for the kinds of items are most in demand for those we support.


Dried, packets and cartons

  • Biscuits
  • Coffee
  • Custard
  • Instant mashed potato
  • Milk (powdered and UHT)
  • Packet soup
  • Pasta and pasta sachets
  • Pot noodles
  • Rice (incl. bagged and flavoured)
  • Rice pudding
  • Sugar

Tins (preferably ones with ring pulls)

  • Beans, pulses and lentils
  • Cooking sauces
  • Curry (chicken, beef, vegetarian)
  • Fish (tuna, sardines etc.)
  • Fruit
  • Meat (ham, chicken, sausages, hot dogs)
  • Pasta (ravioli and spaghetti)
  • Potatoes
  • Soup
  • Tomatoes
  • Vegetables

Personal hygiene items

  • Body wash
  • Wipes
  • Deodorant (roll-on is best)
  • Sanitary Towels and Tampons
  • Liquid soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouth wash (travel size is best)
  • Shampoo (travel size is best)
  • Conditioner (travel size is best)
  • Body wash (travel size is best)
  • Toilet roll
  • Comb/Hairbrush

Drop-off only

Unfortunately, we are usually unable to collect food and essential items, so please ensure you have your own transport to get the items to us. If you are planning a collection, please email to arrange a suitable time to bring it to one of our hubs or call 0161 850 2282.

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