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Sadaka is a non-profit charity based in Reading with a Muslim ethos of giving without judgement or bias. Working within Greater Reading, we aim to provide food and food boxes to those who are struggling financially, while promoting the common ground between Islam and other faiths to further good relations and understanding.

We operate a free food kitchen for those in financial difficulty, every Wednesday at 90b Great Knollys Street, Reading. RG1 7HL, between 11:30-14:00. We provide nutritious lunches, help with finding items and a great friendly place to come and meet friends.

Please drop in or call 0118 324 6565 for further information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Navid Ahmed / Shaheen Rashid
Contact Position
Volunteers Trustees
0118 324 6565

Where to go

Fairview Community Centre
Great Knollys Street

Sadaka is a non-profit a charity that provides free food every Wednesday for those that are struggling financially. We also provide free basic items and can register you for free food boxes from FAITH (Readifoods) - if you are in need of these items. Sometimes we also provide support to complete online queries - please ask for this service when you visit. There is a spacious, welcoming hall to sit and chat and bathroom facilities are available on the premises. Hot/cold drinks are freely availble with a hot meal (meat/vegetarian). We give without judgement or bias. Please pop in.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Wednedays
Time of day
Session Information
Our kitchen is open from 11:30-14:00
Please call 0118 324 6565 anytime if you need us to register you for a food box from FAITH (Readifoods).

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
We are a non-profit charity which is operated solely by volunteers and our funding is through our donators. Please visit our website if you would like to support us and donate. Thank you.


Referral required
Referral Details

No referral is required. You just need to be on benefits or struggling financially to be eligible for support from Sadaka.

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide and Reading Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.