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Winskill Award

The Winskill award, named after the founders of Durham Christian Partnership over 20 years ago, Jack and Carol Winskill, is presented every year to companies who have given outstanding support to our Foodbank network. The belated award for 2020 has been awarded to Gentoo who are based in Sunderland. Glenn Jones, DCP Chairman of the […]

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Warehouse

Our warehouse is located at Drum Industrial Estate in Chester le Street.  This is where all food donations are sorted before being distributed out to our 28 distribution points across the county.  Our office is also based at the Warehouse. You can contact us on 0191 3037559 Monday – Friday between 9.30am and 4.30pm

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COVID19 Help for people in financial crisis

Foodbanks exist to help people who cannot afford to put food on the table. At times like this, we know that some people will be more financially vulnerable than ever. If you or your clients are eligible for a food voucher, you can still exchange it for a food parcel in our Foodbanks. Keep up […]

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COVID19 help for people without a financial crisis

The Foodbanks are currently working extremely hard to provide emergency food parcels for those who are in financial difficulties and cannot afford to put food on the table. If you or your clients are not in financial crisis, but need food or other help, please explore the following options: Phone: 03000 260 260 Email:  [email protected] Website and […]

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Coronavirus updates

While we are trying our very best to keep foodbanks running as normal, unfortunately some of our foodbanks may have to limit their services slightly over the coming weeks and months. Please check the locations page  (https://durham.foodbank.org.uk/locations/) for any updates before attending a foodbank.

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Coronavirus

During this time of uncertainty and concern we are continuing to provide support to people through the foodbanks, advice and the other services we run. Currently everything is operating almost as normal, but we are keeping everything under review as the situation develops. We are balancing the needs to protect staff, volunteers and users of […]

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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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