Get Involved

Find out how you can get more involved with Eat or Heat and stay up to date on our work supporting vulnerable people and families in Waltham Forest.

You can find  short summaries on the different ways you can help below and if you're interested please fill in our form.

If you only wish to be kept updated on all things food bank, then please subscribe to our mailing list using the form at the bottom of this page and here.

Are you interested in being a...

Friend - stay informed!

Not able to donate time or money to the food bank but want to say informed? Be a friend to the food bank & stay up to date on all the latest news, statistics and future events!

Sponsor - donate money!

Can't commit to volunteering but want to support our work? You can help by donating monthly, making a one-off donation or even putting on a fundraising event. Every little amount helps keep our shelves stocked!

Volunteer - donate time!

If you are aged over 18, not a current client and have some spare time, you could help fill one of our volunteering roles. We'll share any current vacancies to our mailing list (sign up as a friend!) but you can see the types of roles we look for below!

Our Volunteering Roles Include:

Admin - Behind the Scenes!
Good with a computer, spreadsheets, and paperwork? Choose this option to become part of the team working behind the scenes to support the food bank.
Read more by clicking here.
Collection - Collect food for us!
Are you a local driver, keen bus rider or avid walker? Choose this option & find out how to help bring donations to us!
Sorting - Keeping Things Tidy!

Got a talent for keeping things organised? Choose this option to keep donations organised!

Events - Spreading the Word!

Want to make the most of local events & help us grow? Choose this option to join the events team & help promote what we do on our stalls!

Cleaning Crew - Keep us Safe!

Can you spare some time to help clean the food bank? Join the Cleaning Crew to help us stay clean and tidy.

Distribution – Giving Out Food!
Can you spare 2 weekday evenings a month to help us with the most important part of what we do? Choose this option & join the food parcelling teams!
Read more by clicking here.

Next Steps...

Whether you want to be a friend, a sponsor or volunteer, please sign up using the button below. We'll be in touch with regular updates on any current volunteering vacancies, events and more ways to get involved. Thank you for your support and solidarity!