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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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Crisp Packets

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County Durham foodbank

Massive shout out to the students at Durham University Computer Science Department who are making a stock management system for our foodstore. The system will massively improve efficiency for volunteers and prevent food wastage. When it’s ready, it will be rolled out to other Trussell Trust foodstores and benefit the national network!

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FISCUS Drop-in providing Welfare, Benefit & Debt Advice at City Life Church, Milfield

FISCUS Drop-in providing Welfare, Benefit & Debt Advice at City Life Church, Milfield, every Wed 1-3pm — at City Life Church.

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Together we know this can change

In the run up to Christmas, people donated the equivalent of 250,000 tins of food a day to food banks – this incredible level of generosity was enough for food banks to keep up with rising need, at one of their busiest times of the year. We think it’s time the government matched the public’s […]

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SAFC collection day

It was cold and windy the day before storm Ciara hit and 2 of our foodbank volunteers offered to stand in the outdoor Fanzone collecting bags of food from both Sunderland and Ipswich fans….meanwhile, the rest of the volunteer team where inside the Beacon greeting fans who came to see what was happening in the […]

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Morrisons collection

Huge thanks to the customers at Morrison’s Seaburn for 2.5 trolleys full of food and toiletries ?

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