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Gifts of Love Inspire Multi Academy Trust

  Wowser! 52 crates of Gifts of Love hampers items from Inspire Multi Academy Trust. Once again, we’re blown away by the generosity of families and staff within this trust. Inspire Multi Academy Trust, consists of Farringdon, Plains Farm, New Penshaw, Burnside and Fatfield Academies. Your kindness will make a huge difference to helping vulnerable […]

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Gifts of Love

Gifts of Love began many years ago with one Church putting together and distributing luxury Christmas hampers to families in need at Christmas. The families were identified by Children’s services as the most vulnerable families who would benefit greatly from such a gift. The hampers weren’t just a response to the need for food but, […]

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Sunderland Foodbank Kindness Elves

Freddie and Felix have heard that a lot of their elf- friends will be visiting the houses of local children in the month of December. Their elf-friends will be bringing kindness suggestions with them and hiding them for children to find. Would you like to help Freddie and Felix spread kindness this Christmastime? If yes, […]

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Reverse Advent Calendar 2019 and How It Works

Click on this link to download and print a copy of Sunderland Foodbank Reverse Advent Calendar 2019 Foodbank Advent Calendar 2019 with instructions What is a Reverse Advent Calendar? Like an ordinary advent calendar it runs for the 25 days, but ideally the first 25 days of November. Instead of opening a panel on a […]

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SAFC Visit to Sunderland Foodbank and 1st Match Day Collection

SAFC and the Red and White have continued their partnership with Sunderland and Co Durham Foodbanks in the 2019/2020 season. Our first collection of this season at the Stadium of Light netted a whopping £545 and 650kg of food. This will create 130 x 3 day emergency food parcels or help to make 1100 meals for […]

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Harvest Festival – Thank you to our churches

A big thank you to all of our churches listed below who donated food from their Harvest Festival celebrations. This year we received a whopping 2600kg of donations here in Sunderland. This will make 347 3-day emergency food parcels or 2080 meals for people in need. Citylife Church congregation Elim Sunderland Church Ewsley Road Methodist Church […]

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Harvest Festival – Thank you to our schools

A big thank you to all of our schools listed below who donated food from their Harvest Festival celebrations. This year we received a whopping 2600kg of donations here in Sunderland. This will make 347 3-day emergency food parcels or 2080 meals for people in need. Barnes Infant School Barnwell Academy Busy Bees Nursery Fulwell Eppleton […]

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Harvest Festival Donations

As autumn descends with cooler temperatures and darker nights, it signals the end of the growing season and a time to reap the rewards of the fields, harvesting crops for both food and animal feed. Harvest Festival, a tradition that dates back to pagan times, is a celebration of the successful yield of crops and is celebrated by many […]

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Inspire Multi Academy Trust

In the last week of the school year, Lesley Cassidy, Headteacher at Plains Farm Academy, coordinated a fantastic donation of much needed food items to Sunderland Foodbank and got all 5 academies in their trust involved. Each academy collected 2 different items for us. A driver from our sister Foodbank in Durham spent 3.5 hours driving […]

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Fulwell Junior School – Can Drive

Pupils at Fulwell Junior School dedicated a whole day to supporting Sunderland Foodbank. Pupils donated an EPIC 314.88 kilos of food and toiletries. This would make a whopping 42 x 3 day emergency food parcels or 252 meals! Thank you so much for your generosity. And we look forward to seeing you again in the autumn […]

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