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Use the contact form or email us at info@thefoodbank.org.uk  

07502311452 if you would like to speak to us

We have given 3 days emergency food supplies to nearly 6000 people of the last year to include nearly 2000 children. We also gave 25 tonnes of food to children as part of our Holiday Lunchpack for kids scheme.

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The North Lakes Foodbank is committed to protecting your privacy and will process your personal data in accordance with current Data Protection legislation.

GDPR May 2018 - please click here to see a copy of our Data Privacy Client poster. Please click here to see copy of our Privacy statement for Financial donors. Please click here to see a copy of our Privacy statement for Food Donors/Collectors. If you would like to speak with us about GDPR please contact the Project Manager: info@thefoodbank.org.uk

Our Appeal 21st September 2018

Please could you donate:

Fruit Juice 1 ltr

UHT milk 1 ltr (NOT skimmed)

jam (NOT Homemade)

Tinned Sponge Pudding

Tinned Tomatoes




Volunteering Opportunities at the North Lakes Foodbank

Morning and Afternoon Van Driving weekdays

Volunteering at our centres

Afternoon Mon/Wed donation food sorting at our warehouse

Please give us a call 07502311452 if you would like more details or download a poster here

Please see our Latest Newsletter

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.

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, Castles and Coasts Housing, Lakes College, Westfields Housing Association, Beckstone Primary School, British Energy Coast, Energus, Energy Coast UTC, Pencil Factory -  please note no donations at Workington Foodbank Centre
Whitehaven: Morrisons, Tesco, New Life Church, Whitehaven Golf Club, Amec, Jacobs, Kaefer, British energy Coast, Hertel, Nuvia (West Lakes), Copeland Borough Council, West Cumberland Hospital
Cockermouth: Sainsburys, Co-op, Third Age, Cockermouth Foodbank Centre, collection tin Fletcher Christian pub, Paddle school, Lorton School
Wigton: Home Group, Co-op, Wigton Foodbank Centre
Maryport: Co-op, Maryport Foodbank Centre, Ewanrigg centre
Crosby: Crosscanonby Community Centre
Cleator Moor: Co-op, St Patricks school
Silloth: Co-op
  Kirkbride: Learning Centre  
Egremont: Co-op, Egremont Foodbank Centre, St Mary Catholic church, De Lucy Centre, West Lakes Academy 
Keswick:  Booths Supermarket

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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