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Thank you for all the amazing Harvest donations that are coming in - what fantastic giving which will help us give short term help to people in crisis over the Winter months.

550 - the number of emergency food supplies given to people in Allerdale and Copeland each month. With your help we manage to pack this many food parcels, we need 4 tonnes of food a month donated to us, which enables us to help people in short term crisis in our community. 

Please see our shopping list on the drop down menu to see the items we need to pack our nutrionally balanced food parcels.

SOS Appeal Items - could you donate please?

Tinned Tomatoes 

Sponge Pudding

UHT Fruit Juice - 1ltr

Small 500g sugar

Tinned Meat

Below there is a list of places you can donate to you. Thank You.

 The North Lakes Foodbank Centres Normal Opening times

You will need an orange voucher from a Foodbank voucher holder to receive food, bring it to us during these times and exchange it. If you are in need of food and do not have a care professional working alongside yourself who holds our vouchers, contact us for signposting to one of our voucher holders within Allerdale and Copeland.

 We have many collection points around Allerdale and Copeland, including most churches. If you would like a collection point, please download a poster here to  show alongside your collecion area.

Allerdale and Copleand councils have donated to us some green wheelie bins with white boards attached to show our weekly appeal. These bins are located in the following places:

Workington: Tesco, Morrisons, Asda Dunmail Park, Allerdale Council Offices, Impact Housing, The Minto Centre, Hunday Manor, Derwent and Solway Housing, Lakes College, Westfields Housing Association, Robertsons New Leisure Centre, Beckstone Primary School -  please note no donations at Workington Foodbank Centre
Whitehaven: Morrisons, Tesco, New Life Church, Jacobs (West Lakes), Whitehaven Golf Club, Amec West Lakes
Cockermouth: Sainsburys, Co-op, Third Age, Cockermouth Foodbank Centre, collection tin Fletcher Christian pub
Wigton: Home Group, Co-op, Wigton Foodbank Centre
Maryport: Co-op, Maryport Foodbank Centre
Distington - Community Centre
Cleator Moor: Co-op
Silloth: Co-op
  Kirkbride: Learning Centre  
Egremont: Co-op, Egremont Foodbank Centre, St Mary Catholic church, De Lucy Centre and St Mary's and St Michael's church

A big thank you to Allerdale Council and Copeland council for providing the Green Appeal Collection Bins.

 “Local People Helping Their Neighbours In Crisis”

Further Information:  

Jessica Hendry Gooding - Project Manager The North Lakes Foodbank

Linda McDonald - Assistant Project Manager The North Lakes Foodbank

  • info@thefoodbank.org.uk
  • Tel: 01900 823854   
  • Mob: 0750 2311 452

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