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Christmas Opening Times 2020

Please follow the link below or visit our locations page and search for the foodbank you are needing details for to find their Christmas opening times   http://durham.foodbank.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/153/2020/12/Christmas-Opening-2020-v2.pdf  

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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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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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