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Easter opening times

You must have a valid voucher for a food parcel from one of our referral agencies. Visit our get help section for contact details of our main referrers.  Good Friday Bank Holiday 13.30-15.30 Farringdon Youth and Community Centre   Easter Monday Bank Holiday  New opening 13.30-15.30 Farringdon Youth and Community Centre 16:00 – 17:00 Ashbrooke – Bethany City Church

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A Surreal random act of kindness

  Covid-19 is changing the way we all behave and is also going to be putting the most vulnerable in society under even greater pressure. Foodbanks, in particular, are being hit very hard during these days of panic buying so I’m looking to raise funds for both the Sunderland East End & Newcastle West End Foodbanks.  The story […]

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Sharp Shiney Row

ShARP Shiney Row 21 hrs ·  Easter Payments dates for Benefits, We believe this is the correct information. Payment dates for Universal Credit and Child Benefit, along with other with other benefits will vary over the Easter period. This year Easter falls on April 12, and because it is a bank holiday weekend the normal dates, […]

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Free school meal vouchers WILL now be available over Easter

  The government has today made a U-turn on its refusal to pay for free school meal vouchers over Easter – saying they will now be available to “support household income”. Former education secretary Michael Gove, speaking at today’s coronavirus briefing, also said the government is “conscious more must be done”, particularly over holidays, to […]

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How can you get assistance with foods and medicines if you are shielding?

Ask family, friends and neighbours to support you and use online services. If this is not possible, then the public sector, business, charities and the general public are gearing up to help those advised to stay at home. Please discuss your daily needs during this period of staying at home with carers, family, friends, neighbours […]

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Sunderland foodbank opening times – Week beginning 23rd March 2020

Check our website for up to date opening times https://sunderland.foodbank.org.uk/locations/ Times and locations are subject to change on a daily basis.        

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Shopping List Most Needed Items

Please continue to support Sunderland Foodbank during this period of uncertainty. food collection point locations: Morrisons Seaburn Sainsbury’s Fulwell Asda Grangetown and Seaham Sunderland Minster Sunderland Carers Centre Tesco The Bridges Pop Recs, Stockton Road Fans Museum Redhouse Medical Centre So Unique Beauty Sunderland Foodbank Foodstore open Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, but please ring to check we’re […]

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Latest Coronavirus and Foodbank updates from Trussell Trust

Coronavirus and food banks

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Charities call for inquiry into deaths linked to benefits cuts

94% of people at food banks are destitute and more than half live in households affected by mental health problems. As a society, we cannot let this continue. That’s why we’re calling for an independent inquiry to #StopBenefitDeaths because our benefits system should be there to protect any of us if we need its help. […]

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