Are you struggling and need a support?
If you would like to receive a free food box for yourself or someone else and want to help reduce food waste, please contact us through the form on this page to reserve a box.
We are open to the public from 2-6pm for the cafe and the food box collection from 3-6pm on Tuesdays.
Once the reservation is confirmed, you can come and collect a food box at the Thomas Wall Centre (52 Benhill Ave, Sutton SM1 4DP).
Simple Steps to request a food box
1. Fill in the form on this page. Don't forget to provide your mobile number so we can contact you via OLIO app / WhatsApp / SMS / Messenger so we can register you and contact you.
2. Once you have registered with us, one of our friendly volunteers will be in touch with you to confirm the booking. This usually happens on Monday and we will confirm the number of box you require and your pick up time.
3. You will then be invited to attend the Thomas Wall Center on the next Tuesday afternoon session to collect food (Please bring your own bag).
*Please note that there's a waiting list as we have reached the maximum capacity.
You will be notified by us as soon as it becomes available.
Apply for a food box
Sutton Community Project hand out free food boxes in Room 14 (the ground floor) at Thomas Wall Centre (52 Benhill Ave, Sutton SM1 4DP) on Tuesdays from 3-6pm. There is car park at the front of the building and bus stops nearby.
Other Support We Offer
Free Food Box
This is our main support for the community. The food box can be collected between 3-6pm every Tuesday.
Tea & Coffee
We serve a variety of hot and cold drinks, homemade cakes, surplus donuts / cakes and snacks for children, all for FREE! The café area in the Library is open to everyone and the team are really looking forward to serving our community!
Open: Every Tues 2-6pm.
More we share, Less we waste! At our FREE charity corner, people bring quality clothes, accessories, CDs/DVDs, toys, books etc. to share and also get everything free. It's a safe place to meet, swap things, make new friends and building sharing & caring community.
Our local hairdresser is there around lunch time offering a hair cut for FREE especially for those who cannot afford have one.
The pre-booking is required and also you will need to register with us before hand. Get in touch with us through the form if you would like to have one.
Crochet / Knitting Group
A crochet & knitting group meet in the library every Tuesday, run by a few ladies with years of experience and passion to teach others while boxes of fresh food were being distributed next door. You are more than welcome to just turn up with your knitting kit and share your skills or learn from others.
English Conversation Lessons
There are many volunteers who would love to chat to local people and practice their English. If you are happy to chat and help them to integrate, please let us know.