News

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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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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