News

Snow closures Feb 28, Mar 1, 2

Due to travel conditions we expect that the main office and foodstore will be closed for the remainder of this week, both are closed today (Wed 28 Feb). If you are a volunteer in either location please call before travelling. Some of our food distribution points may also be affected. We will try to list here those that are […]

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Main Office Move

Please note that our main offices have moved to Chester-le-Street. The new address is: MILE House, Bridge End, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3RA. Please note we cannot accept food donations at the new location. Call us for information about locations near you where food can be donated.

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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas will soon be upon us and we are aware that many of our foodbanks are getting busier, however, our opening times over the Christmas period have changed.  Please follow the link below to see which foodbanks are open over Christmas Foodbank opening times Christmas 2017

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County Durham Foodbank Calendar Photo competition results

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted photos for our annual calendar competition in what turned out to be another fantastic response with very high quality submissions. The final photographs were chosen by our 2 judges, International photographer and trustee of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Julian Germain and keen local Durham based […]

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Food items required

If are out shopping and would like to buy something to contribute to the County Durham Foodbank we are currently short of tinned fruit, tinned rice and fruit juice. Thank you for your support

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Paris Marathon fundraiser

Katerina Deligianni will be running the Paris Marathon to raise funds for the County Durham foodbank. The personal challenge is combined with an excursion into the city leading athletes to beat the bitumen on the most prestigious arteries and squares in the capital. All money raised will go to County Durham foodbank who provide emergency […]

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Christmas opening times 2016

Over the Christmas period our foodbanks may have altered the times they are open.  Please check by clicking on the link below to see which foodbanks are open on which day. foodbank-opening-times-christmas-2016  

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Consett Foodbank

Please note, the foodbank distribution point in Consett, situated in Glenroyd House, continues to open and operate as usual.

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Mid Year Stats

You may have seen the Mid-Year stats released by Trussell Trust this week. What’s the picture here in County Durham? For the period April – September we have seen a 3% rise in numbers compared to the same period in 2015. 55% of people are using the foodbank due to issues with benefits. We are […]

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Nettlesworth foodbank closure

Unfortunately the foodbank at Nettlesworth has now closed and therefore, will no longer be available to collect food.  The nearest foodbank to Nettlesworth is Chester-le-Street which is based in Bethel Church, Low Chare, DH3 3QF and open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00am – 12.30pm

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