Community Fridges in Coalville, Hinckley, Loughborough and Wigston

Leicestershire County Council's Children and Family Wellbeing Service runs Community Fridges in Coalville, Hinckley, Loughborough and Wigston. These Community Fridges accept donations of food that would go to waste, toiletries and other items from local shops and businesses, which are then offered to the local community to come to collect for free.

As the lockdown is easing in part of Leicestershire, the Community Fridge prohjects are once again looking for volunteers to help.

There are many ways you can support the Community Fridge:

  • Help us find businesses to donate food to the fridge
  • Collection of food from donors
  • Fridge cleaning
  • Stock monitoring and placing food in correct location (shelves, fridge or freezer) with in a timeframe. 
  • Local fridge promotion
  • Organising events to support the fridge and the local community
  • Social media

If you would like to apply for this role, please apply via the VAL Volunteering website: