Who can take food?
Anyone! People's Fridge Brixton is a judgment free zone – no need to show ID cards or proof of hunger.
Who can leave food?
People and businesses. But only certified food businesses can leave cooked food on the Fridge shelves.
When is the Fridge open?
What food can I donate?
Packaged food within 'use-by' date
Unpackaged fruit and veg that is still good to eat
Food past its 'best before' date that is still good to eat
Cooked food from registered food businesses*
Food NOT accepted
Raw meat, raw seafood and raw eggs
Opened milk or other packaged food
Half eaten food
Any food previously frozen
Any cooked food not from a registered food business*
How do I donate food?
Read the guidelines above on what food the Fridge accepts
Bring food along to the Fridge during opening hours
Log your donations in the bright yellow folder
How do I know the food is safe to eat?
We check the food, monitor the temperature and clean the Fridge every morning and every evening.
How do I support further?
Donate money: The funding page is here: https://www.gofundme.com/peoplesfridge
Donate time: Drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org saying who you are and what you can contribute
How often do I have to donate?
Whenever you like! As a one-off or on a regular basis. To become an official Fridge Champion – a food business donating regularly and benefitting from press and promotion – see the Partner page
*What do you mean by registered food business?
Registered food businesses are those who are registered with their local council and have the necessary hygiene policies in place.
How do I start a community fridge?
Lot's of people have got in touch recently to tell us they'd like to start a fridge in their area so we've created a handy step-by-step guide which you can download here.