If you are interested in becoming a member of Lucie’s Pantry, please complete the below form. Before applying, please ensure that you have read and understood the membership rules, a copy of which are below.
- Membership entitles you to one visit per week.
- Membership is restricted to one household and proof that you live there must be provided, eg: a utility bill in your name.
- Membership is £2.50 per week, you can pay by cash or standing order. Please ask if you would like help setting up a bank account.
- Lucie’s Pantry reserves the right to refuse or cancel membership if you do not use the pantry in a three week period; you move away from the area; you behave in an unacceptable manner whilst visiting Lucie’s Pantry.
- If membership is cancelled due to non-attendance you can reapply, but may be placed on a waiting list.
- Membership is reviewed every six months.
- Members must show their membership card when obtaining food/items from Lucie’s Pantry.
- To comply with food safety regulations stipulated by Lucie’s Pantry’s suppliers you must bring and use the freezer bags provided. Failure to do so will prevent you from accessing Lucie’s Pantry.
- Members must also provide an up-to-date temperature reading from their fridge and freezing (using the provided thermometers). For food to be supplied, fridges must read between a temperature of between 1C – 5C and freezers -18C to -23C.
- Items available may vary from week to week due to the supplier that Lucie’s Pantry uses.
- To ensure that members get a fair share of the products available, we may limit some to one per customer.
- There is no guaranteed availability of any item each week.
- If you suffer from any food allergies or intolerances and are unsure of a product’s ingredients, please ask on of our trained volunteers for further information.
- Some available food products may come without labelling. Lucie’s Pantry will provide a list of ingredients for these on a separate sheet. Should you not receive one of these please ask a volunteer.
- Lucie’s Pantry may stock items which are near, or passed, their best before date. Best before dates are about quality not safety. When this date has passed, it does not mean that the food is harmful, but it might have begun to lose its flavour or texture. These items will be clearly marked.