If you do not have enough money for food, you can use the website ruoka-apu.fi to find free food distribution points (ruokajakelu) or where to buy at a significant discount. You can customize a website search by selecting locations, rates, and other details.
You can also find free food distribution points in Vantaa here.
The charity Apuna ry operates in the Helsinki region and helps with food and clothing for those in need.
Affordable food stores
This store sells products that would otherwise become food waste, such as food in slightly damaged packaging or fruits and vegetables with surface defects. Products for sale come from companies as donations. In the store, you will find food at below-average prices. Address: Hermannin rantatie 5, Helsinki.
Fiksuruoka and Matsmart
They sell food, household chemicals, and cosmetics that have been withdrawn from sale due to non-commercial appearance (for example, crumpled packaging) at a considerable discount (up to 99%). Fiksuruoka has free shipping on orders over 35 euros.
According to a study, Lidl is the cheapest grocery store in Finland. Lidl Plus gives some free coupons.
S-etukortti allows you to save 1-5% bonuses/cashback.
Order products online in Uusimaa. As a new customer, you will receive free home delivery for purchases over €40 for the first three months.
Leading retailer of household goods in Finland.
Grocery stores specializing in Baltic and Eastern European products
Here is a list of Estonian grocery stores.
Offers restaurant meals at a discount of about 50%.