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Plains Farm Academy Partnership

Last Friday 3 students from Plains Farm Academy visited us this with a huge donation of toiletries. The academy has partnered with us and will collect food and toiletries once a month as part of their well-being programme. The Head Teacher, Lesley Cassidy, has approached 4 other primary academies within their trust, and they are having […]

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We Urgently Need…

But this week we have plenty of beans and bags of pasta. Thank you 🙂

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volunteers needed

Please get in touch if you can spare 2-4 hours on either date. Asda Seaham 22/6/2019 Tesco The Bridges 29/6/2019 Thank you 😊

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Introducing Foodbank Friday

Many thanks to our corporate partners who are introducing FOODBANK FRIDAYS  at their workplace. We are grateful to have you on board! Please get in touch if you would like copies of posters to be sent to your organisation and help us to provide emergency food for local people in crisis.

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National Volunteer Week – Thank You to our Volunteers

Every year the nation celebrates National Volunteer Week, this year it’s from Saturday 1st June to Friday 7th June. Sunderland Foodbank would like to take this opportunity to THANK YOU for your amazing contribution! By giving your time and sharing your skills you help to improve lives across the Sunderland. Thanks again for your continued help and support!

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Emergency food packages: what to expect

A simple box of food makes a BIG difference to someone in crisis. Our emergency packages provide three days’ worth of nutritionally balanced food, helping to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. So what can you expect to receive in our packages? A standard food package includes: Item – Allocation (one person/family 5+) Cereal […]

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Fight Hunger, Create Change: One year on…

  February marked the one-year anniversary of Asda’s Fight Hunger, Create Change programme and what a year it’s been! Over £2 million has been granted to 88 food banks in The Trussell Trust network, and over 1 million meals have been donated by customers to local food banks through in-store collections. As Sunderland foodbank, we’ve […]

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We’re hiring! – Sunderland foodbank Coordinator

Sunderland Foodbank Coordinator Salary: £11.00/hr  Hours: 25 hrs/week This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be involved in developing the foodbank and its volunteers within Durham Christian Partnership (DCP) Sunderland Foodbank. We are seeking a part time Coordinator to join our team. With overall responsibility for the operation in Sunderland, they will focus on improving […]

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Choose Sunderland foodbank at Tesco!

Next time you’re at Tesco, be sure to make Sunderland foobank your local charity of choice when placing your vote in the Bags of Help scheme. Get a little blue token from the cashier at the checkout and vote at the charity box. If we win, we can get up to £4,000 to help feed […]

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Fantastic fan support at the Stadium of Light

With three collections so far at the Stadium of Light, over £2,000 raised and 1.8 tonnes of food donated, its safe to say that Sunderland fans not only support their team but also their local foodbank! Once again, we were overwhelmed by the generosity of people who were keen to hear about what we were […]

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