Summer Foodpacks items 2020

project manager

job opening

We're recruiting for a new Project Manager to oversee foodbank operations and a large team of staff and volunteers. If you're interested, click below to download the job description. Closing date 15th October.

Supporting our community for over 10 years, with compassion, love and hope since 2009.


Our centres are all open as their normal hours with the exception of Whitehaven which is closed on a Wednesday for the foreseeable future.

In the meantime, please continue donating vital food supplies



  • Small tinned Ham

  • Tinned fish

  • Small Tinned Veg

  • Tinned Fruit

  • Soap

Download and print a copy of our full shopping list or appeal poster:

Here at the North Lakes Foodbank we provide 3 days worth of emergency food supplies to people in need in the Allerdale and Copeland areas of Cumbria. We have been doing this for over 10 years!

Over the twelve months to 1st April 2020 we helped nearly 6,800 people, of which 2,314 were children. 
We also gave 14 tonnes of food to children as part of our Holiday LunchPacks 4 Kids scheme.

There are so many ways that you can help us provide this vital service:

give food

Visit one of our centres to give food or drop it off at in a supermarket collection bin


There are so many ways to work with us at North Lakes Foodbank


Pray with us for our area. Download our prayer diary here

Donate money

Donate financially directly to North Lakes Foodbank

Receiving food

If you have a Foodbank voucher, follow this link to find out what times our centres are open and where you can collect your food from.

If you need emergency food and do not yet have a voucher, follow this link to find out how to get help and receive your Foodbank voucher

© 2019 North Lakes Foodbank   |   Part of the work of Cockermouth Christian Centre   |   Reg Charity no. 1067541

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