Thank You

Together with the most generous contribution from the community of Newbury, Thatcham and West Berkshire, we also need to acknowledge the support from local businesses within the area too. A number of local businesses employ a significant number of homeless individuals and hot food is provided free of charge in the way of soup, beans on toast and an array of food kindly donated by the local Foodbank, supermarkets and cafes.

Elite Security Group

The Elite Security Group provides us with continued storage facilities for all our donations.

The Salvation Army

If it were not for the facilities provided by the Salvation Army, we would not be able to open our Soup Kitchen. The allow us to use their premises each and every Thursday evening. We are privileged to work in joint venture initiative with the Newbury branch.

Greggs Bakery

Greggs gives us a weekly supply of sandwiches, bakeries and sweet treats.

Southern Co-op Group

The new Southern Co-op Group shop at 75 Brummell Road, RG14 1SG have donated £1,000.00 to us this year. We also have a collection basket in their store. You may drop any food for us there.

The Laundry Basket

We are privileged to receive a quantity of free wash tokens from The Laundry Basket each week. This allows people to wash their clothes and sleeping bags.

Waitrose Supermarkets

Waitrose of Newbury kindly donate varied food product to the Food Bank.

Printed Cup Company

Gratitude for suppling printed cups and tableware.

Maxabel International

We thank Maxabel International for the continued supply of coffee cups.

Ripple Cups

Ripple Cups provide us with a regular supply of paper cups. Thank you.

Simply Crackers

It's with thanks to Simply Crackers that our festive celebrations go with a bang.

Pret A Manger

With thanks to Pret, we are able to collect sandwiches and baguettes each and every Thursday prior to opening the Soup Kitchen.

West Berkshire Foodbank

The West Berkshire Foodbank have been amazing support to the Soup Kitchen from conception. They supply all tinned food such as baked beans and soup. They help with tea, sugar and a supply of mug type foods for the homeless and vulnerable to take away with them. We am very grateful to all their support.

Healthwatch West Berkshire

Healthwatch West Berkshire support the Soup Kitchen hugely with advice and support. They work along side us when necessary to ensure clients who are homeless get the primary healthcare they deserve if they need it.

Swift Couriers

With the fantastic support from Swift, they have given a number of homeless people permanent jobs to help them get back on their feet.

Cirrus Logic

We thank Cirrus Logic for the tabards we wear each week.

Poppies Europe

We are pleased to receive varying disposable tableware and hygiene rolls.

Krystal Hosting

Not a local company, but we value the fact that Krystal are happy to sponsor the server to host our website.

The Community Furniture Project

This registered charity helps us with refurbished bicycles for the rough sleepers.


Petzl is also known the world over for its innovative and line of LED head torches. They have donated a quantity of head torches for the rough sleepers following our Christmas 2019 appeal.

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