The Pantry

The pantry is a membership discount grocery shop that supports families and individuals who are living in hardship. 


We hope the pantry brings dignity in accessing affordable food.


Pantry Membership is not just for people on benefits, it is for anyone who is feeling financial hardship, and membership is FREE.  You can join in-store. See website or call in for details.


Members pay £3.50 per visit, and get ten items free from the shop. Members can pick up additional items at very low prices.

Pantry Information

The pantry is open:

Monday           10:00 to 14:00

Wednesday    10:00 to 14:00

Friday              10:00 to 14:00

The pantry is located at:

The Savoy Youth Club and Community Centre

32a Elm Street




The Charges

Membership is FREE

£3.50 per visit (and get 10 items FREE)

Individually priced items after that

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Food Donations

Food donations are warmly welcomed, and will be sold to local families and individuals who are struggling with hardship.

Due to the nature of food hygiene, we can only accept food donations from unopened packaging, or home grown fruit and veg.

We cannot accept home-made food like pie.

Yes to apples from your apple tree, but no to apple pie you make from them.


Employed              Yes

Freelance              No

Volunteer              Yes

All our staff undergo regular training, and in addition to our Basic Training which includes Health & Safety, First Aid, Safeguarding and Covid Awareness, our people will have specific training for their roles.

All staff                                      Pantry Staff                                     

Basic Training                            Pantry Team Training                    


All of our training courses are fun and engaging. We have presented a range of learning platforms that include: classroom, online, videos and booklets.  We have optional additional training available for volunteers and employed, to boost their CV and prepare for other work.

Volunteers Welcome - Click Here to Register

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The Skelmanthorpe
Community Pantry
Savoy Youth Club Community Centre
32a Elm Street
Membership Rules
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