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Sunderland Foodbank are recruiting a Coordinator

Sunderland foodbank which operates under Durham Christian Partnership is recruiting a part time Coordinator to join our team. With overall responsibility for the operation in Sunderland, they will focus on improving our distribution centres and the support for their volunteers, as well as providing administrative support to the foodbank. They will report to the Foodbanks […]

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We are recruiting! Foodbank Network Support Officer

We are seeking a part time Network Support Officer to join our team. They will have responsibility for  providing support to volunteers across our food distribution centres, as well as providing operational and administrative support to the Foodbank Manager to whom they will report. The role will involve travel across County Durham and applicants must […]

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Christmas Opening

Please follow the link below to see which of our foodbanks will be open over the Christmas week. The Office and foodstore will be closed from Friday 21st December and will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.  If you have any queries you can email the office on office@durhamcp.org.uk and your message will be responded […]

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Great Annual Savings

Seaham-based Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) staff have raised an incredible total of £6,500 for County Durham foodbank through corporate events, payroll donations and individual fundraising initiatives over the course of the last financial year, since July 2017.  There were also regular collections held throughout the year, including at Easter and Christmas time, where staff […]

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York Minster to Durham Cathedral Cycle Ride

This Saturday, 1st September, Durham Christian Partnership members, Tracey Cooke and Alison Bray will be cycling approximately 85 miles from St Cuthbert’s place of ordination in York to his final resting place at Durham. This ride is to help highlight fuel poverty issues in our region and as a prelude to an exciting new project […]

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Exciting fundraiser

County Durham foodbank are having an exciting fundraising event. Rally car stage and high-speed track ride passenger experience on Sunday 24th June.  This will be held at the Nissan test track, Nissan Motors UK, Tyne & Wear.  The event is being sponsored by Nissan and supported by Jaguar Motors. This is a fun family day […]

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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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