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Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Hi,

Is there any place I can give away some un-opened, packaged food (e.g. noodles, spaghetti,...) for use by whomever actually uses them? We gathered in our kitchen cleaning and will not use them.
It's even better if the place is close to Zürich HB or the Unterland.
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Stiftung Pfarrer Sieber is an organization that helps the homeless in Zürich:

https://www.swsieber.ch/wie-sie-helf.../lebensmittel/
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Personally I'd just put it up in a local FB group.
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Old 24.02.2020, 15:06
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Perhaps the GASSENKUECHE ( soup kitchen) would be interested

https://speakout-zueri.ch/?page_id=12


You find all the details,with whom to get in touch, on the website following the link above

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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Also, a quick search of Lebensmittel+spenden+Zürich comes up with the following:

http://www.fraga.ch/essen-naturalspenden/

https://www.schweizertafel.ch/de/hel...irken-sie-mit/

https://www.tischlein.ch/lebensmittel-spenden/

https://www.caritas.ch/de/spenden/sp...n-spenden.html
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Check the links given but I am not sure if you can use them as a private person for a one-off.

What won't help you now but after christmas there is "zweimal Weihnachten" where you can bring a parcel to the Post with food items. There are some rules re expiary date. https://www.2xweihnachten.ch/de/

Please let us know if you were sucessful. Might be useful for others as well.
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Bumping this thread to put in a plug for 2x Weihnachten. Great way to donate food, cosmetics, and hygiene articles. You can set up a time online for the Post to pick up your package, super easy! Runs until 11 January.
https://zweixweihnachten.post.ch/de
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

There is a fridge between the parking Lot and the entry To the Park Opfikon,where you can leave unwanted Food
For Donation.
The fridge ist in Front of the Container of the Park Rangers.
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Check the links given but I am not sure if you can use them as a private person for a one-off.

What won't help you now but after christmas there is "zweimal Weihnachten" where you can bring a parcel to the Post with food items. There are some rules re expiary date. https://www.2xweihnachten.ch/de/

Please let us know if you were sucessful. Might be useful for others as well.
I made an appointment online for pickup tomorrow. I'm thrilled to hand over the non-perishables and the 100s of sample hotel shampoos, soaps, etc. Hopefully, it will all go to plan. Thank you for the link!
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I made an appointment online for pickup tomorrow. I'm thrilled to hand over the non-perishables and the 100s of sample hotel shampoos, soaps, etc. Hopefully, it will all go to plan. Thank you for the link!
Well, it didn't go at all, unfortunately. I scheduled a pickup via the site and waited for two days. They never picked up. On to plan B
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Re: Donating Unopened Packaged Food in Zürich

Interesting. I put in the request yesterday and the Post picked it up today in the letter box. Last year they picked it up from the front door on the scheduled day, no problem.
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I also left it in front of the building and they picked it up (I hope it is them ).
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Well, it didn't go at all, unfortunately. I scheduled a pickup via the site and waited for two days. They never picked up. On to plan B
You can still (until tomorrow I think) drop it off at any post station. Also partner station like Avec or Migrolino will take it.
Just to let you know
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