Forest Row Community Fridge Foodbank calls out for votes to get a share of Tesco’s Community Grants fund

Forest Row Community Fridge Foodbank are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative. Tesco works with community charity Groundwork to run its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £1,500, £1,000 and £500 awarded to local community projects.Three groups in every community have been shortlisted to receive the cashContinue reading “Forest Row Community Fridge Foodbank calls out for votes to get a share of Tesco’s Community Grants fund”

40Tons distributed

BREAKING NEWSThe community fridge and foodbank have today reaches the 40 Ton mark of food given out!This food would have otherwise been destined for composting or landfill Congratulations to all our volunteers who collect and distribute this food to people in need in the community and also those of you who like us want toContinue reading “40Tons distributed”

Bamboo toothbrushes donated by @fromearthtoearth

A massive thank you to From Earth To Earth for the box of bamboo toothbrushes which will be sent out tomorrow with the foodbank boxes. Even though our clients are facing hard times they still would like to do their bit for the environment. We are happy to be able to be able to doContinue reading “Bamboo toothbrushes donated by @fromearthtoearth”

Co-op Community Fund We need your help, there is currently just over £1200 worth of community funding unallocated from the Co-op, please help us to help families, the elderly and people in need in the community by downloading the co-op membership app and selecting Forest Row Community Fridge as your charity. Every time you swipe your loyaltyContinue reading “Co-op Community Fund”

Forest Row Community Fridge Food Bank

Are you faced with deciding on paying your bills or buying food? Do you live in Forest Row, Ashurst Wood, or Sharpthorne? If so we can help… Please call Sue on 07745576023 to talk about how the Community Fridge Food Bank can help you at this time. If you would like to donate to theContinue reading “Forest Row Community Fridge Food Bank”


Since opening on the 15th February 2020 we have given out over 10tons of food to people in need in the community, we could not do this without the continued support of:Co-op – Forest RowTesco – Forest RowWaitrose – Crowborough & East GrinsteadStanden National Trust – East GrinsteadPhilpots Farm – West HoathlyAldi – East GrinsteadBrambletyeContinue reading “UPDATE”

Co-operative Community Funding

We are so pleased and would like to thank Forest Row Co-op for choosing our little fridge as one of their community groups to get funding next year, we really couldn’t do what we are without the support of our local supermarkets and businesses along with our wonderful volunteers… If you would like to helpContinue reading “Co-operative Community Funding”