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We welcome the support and generosity of Utilita Energy

We welcome the support and generosity of Utilita Energy – a Smart PAYG energy supplier who are genuinely committed to fighting fuel poverty in the UK. Utilita will donate £20 to our County Durham and Sunderland Foodbanks for every fuel type switch that is made to them with an annual donation for every year the switch is […]

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Thanks to Sunderland college

A huge thank you to Sunderland College for your amazing donation. ?

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Crisis Support-Important Information

Crisis Support-Important Information Crisis food support is normally meant to be a short-term intervention, so it is important that you access other help to meet your ongoing needs Shielded About 1.5 million people with severe health conditions may be registered as shielded. This includes people with: •Types of cancer for which they are receiving radiation […]

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Message from Glenn Jones – Chairman

Over the last number of weeks I have had the privilege of seeing, at first hand, the unselfish and dedicated resolve of our staff and volunteers from all over the region, and I can only describe you all as truly amazing. I make no apologies for saying each week that I thank God for you […]

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Foundation of Light

  The Foundation of Light are a brilliant support to Sunderland foodbank during the current crisis. Its fantastic to have a team of thier volunteers helping out on a weekly basis. Thanks guys for all your help ?

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Sunderland Citizens Advice

Sunderland Citizens Advice are one of our main referral agencies. If you’re in crisis please ring them on 0300 330 1194 during office hours and they will complete an assessment.

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Many thanks to Tesco and British Gas

Many thanks to Tesco and British Gas for our first delivery of foodbank items. This has really helped to boost our low stock items. Stay safe ?

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We need your support more than ever

  We need your support more than ever during this crisis. We give out nearly 250 of each item each week in our 3 day emergency food parcels, and our stocks of meat, fish rice pudding, custard, fruit, and long life milk are running low. Please help if you can and drop off at our […]

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Food parcel: you must have a valid voucher

  To get a food parcel you must have a valid voucher from one of our referral agencies who will assess your needs. Visit our get help section for contact details of our main referrers. https://sunderland.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/how-to-get-help/ https://sunderland.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ We do NOT give out food parcels from our office at 90 Coronation St.

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Coronavirus: furlough guide

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic the government has introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Please read this for further information. https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/emp-law/employees/furlough?fbclid=IwAR3WpWbJRDWmpa-cAQN6GUsh5saW_YoscCbiXkfu4nSeTZwBY_kB7Jm46o0

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