It’s The Season Of Giving: Donate Leftover Food To These Charities In Mumbai


Are you planning to host a massive feast this Christmas? Christmas, after all is all about food, family and the joy of giving. This year, why not expand your gifting reach and donate any surplus food you have to a food-oriented NGO? These organisations in Mumbai will gladly accept any donations and distribute them to the poor, the destitute and the underprivileged.

Robin Hood Army


The Robin Hood Army operates across India and Pakistan. It teams up with restaurants to donate surplus food to the needy. Get in touch with them and find out how you can volunteer or donate.

Visit their website here.

Shelter Don Bosco



This Mumbai based organisation works with children who are victims of poverty, abuse and abandonment to help them build a better life for themselves. The shelter accepts leftover food donations through the day.

Call them on 0091-22-24150562, email them at or visit their website here.

Samparpan Foundation


Samparpan accepts leftover food, but will ask for details about its production and storage to ensure that hygiene has been maintained. Depending on availability of their volunteers, they pick up food from you, or will ask you to deliver it to one of their centres.

Email them at or at

Arham Yuva Group


Based in Mumbai, the Arham Yuva Group is involved with a variety of initiatives such as education, community development, health care and animal welfare. As a part of one of their initiatives, they organise the collection of surplus food from parties and weddings and donate it to the needy.

Visit their website here.