Welcome. There are many ways you can access support. All you need to do is tell us that you need help, and we will do our best to support you.
Get a free weekly food package
Do you need supplies of fresh, tinned and dried food, and toiletries? We provide free weekly packages to anyone in south east London who needs them, no questions asked. If you need support, please come forward and ask. If we can’t help you ourselves we will always try to find you another place to get food.
Our packages typically contain:
- fresh fruit and vegetables
- milk (UHT or non-dairy)
- tinned food
- other food, such as pasta, rice and biscuits
- toiletries, such as soap, toothpaste and toilet paper
We also try to supply other items when requested.
It helps us a lot if you can collect your packages from The Field in New Cross on Wednesday or Thursday afternoon. We can deliver your package to you if you are self-isolating or unable to collect.
If we cannot support you for whatever reason, we will discuss this with you and find someone else to help you.
We also welcome you to help us prepare or deliver our food packages.
Get free food from our stalls in Peckham and Deptford
We give out free cooked meals and other food from our weekly stalls. These are held:
- from 2pm to 3.30pm on Tuesdays in Peckham Library Square
- from 3pm to 4.30pm on Thursdays in Deptford Library Square
Just turn up and take what you need! Come as early as you can, because the best food tends to get taken first.
You’ll be able to spot us by looking for our large, colourful “Pie N Mash” sign.
People don’t only come to our stalls for food – it’s a social experience as well. You’re welcome to come along just to chat and meet new people.
We also welcome you to help us run our food stalls.
You can ask for support and find offers of support on the Pie N Mash Facebook group.
Please contact us if you need help with anything else, as we may be able to direct you to other sources of support. We have contacts who can help with:
- clothing and household supplies
- physical and mental health
- connecting with nature