News

we are moving

By the end of this week Sunderland foodbank foodstore will have moved to a new premises close to Chester-le-Street. This is an exciting joint venture with Durham foodbank. Our amazing teams of volunteers have helped shift nearly 35 tonnes of food, and an epic amount of shelving, sorting stations, desks and other bits n bobs! […]

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More Than Food – Welfare Benefits and Crisis Money Advice

Sunderland Foodbank has a Welfare Benefits and Crisis Money Advice worker in most of our foodbank sessions. We aim to help people break free from poverty by providing additional support to help people resolve the crises they’re facing.  

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Updated Foodbank Centre Opening Times

Locations

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Bank Holiday Monday Opening Times

Please note that we our Foodbank Centres are not open on the Bank Holiday Monday 31st August. If you require help and support on 31/08/2020, please ring Sunderland City Council 0191 520 5551.

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More information about Scams

Why is it important to talk about scams? Kate, from our Expert Advice team reminds us why reporting and talking about scams is so crucial ⤵️ ?️ Get advice on scams from our service online or at 0808 223 1133 ? Report scams to Action Fraud online or at 0300 123 2040 Find out more […]

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claim for Universal Credit

Do you need help making a claim for Universal Credit?

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Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change campaign

This week is Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change campaign. Sunderland Foodbank have collections points at Asda (Grangetown) and Asda Seaham . Please donate if you can We are short of Tinned fruit Tinned carrots Tinned peas Tinned potatoes Chocolate Savoury snacks Thank you

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ShARP infomation

ShARP are one of Sunderland Foodbanks referral agencies. If you are in crisis and live in the Coalfields or Washington area, then please ring them for advice, support and an assessment. Good News our Office Phone is back 0191 3856687 Ring this number for Advice

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Benefit Calculation

Are you struggling with your loss of earnings due to COVID 19? Would you like a Benefit Calculation to see if you are receiving or are entitled to benefits? Give us a ring on 0191 5142930 where one of our professional Benefit Advisers will be happy to help

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We Are Hiring – Food Supply Coordinator

Salary: £20,475 p.a. pro rata (£10.50/hr)       Hours: 25 hrs/week This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be involved in operations of Sunderland foodbank which operates within Durham Christian Partnership (DCP). DCP runs the largest foodbank network in the North of England, with over 40 distribution points. Sunderland foodbank has grown rapidly as a crisis intervention project. It […]

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