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Easter Opening Times

Our Distribution Centres will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. We will open as normal on Tuesday 3rd April. For a list of places that offer free hot food in Middlesbrough, please click here.

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Up The Boro!

Middlesbrough FC’s Supporters’ Forum has asked for the Boro fans to support the work of Middlesbrough Foodbank at the upcoming match against Reading, on Saturday 10th February. Kick-off is at 3pm, and from 12 noon there will be foodbank volunteers on hand to accept the donations and transport them to the depot for sorting and […]

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Christmas 2017 opening hours

Over Christmas, our Distribution Centres and Depot will be closed. The last day to make a donation to the Depot in 2017 is Tuesday 19th December. The Distribution Centres will be open as usual until and including Friday 22nd December. The Depot and Distribution Centres will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January. We have a limited […]

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A Vounteer’s Story

I recently volunteered to help at the foodbank distribution centre at Holy Trinity Church in North Ormesby.  Perceptions of foodbanks may vary in society e.g. ‘they didn’t have them in my day’, or ‘why do we need them’.  Well, in an ideal society there would be no need for foodbanks but the reality is that […]

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National Tesco Collection

We’re collecting at Tesco Coulby Newham on Thrusday 30th Nov., Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd Dec. If you’d like to help out by giving a few hours of your time, please click here to sign up. Special thanks to our friends at Coulby Newham Baptist Church for organising the rota.

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Bank Holiday Openings

Just a reminder that this coming Monday, 28th August, is a Bank Holiday and so there will not be a Distribution Centre at St Barnabas this week. This is the last Bank Holiday until we get to Christmas, so we hope everyone will be able to enjoy the day. If someone is in need of […]

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no end of term presents for teachers, but instead…

Parents and pupils at Newham Bridge Primary School spent their money on a good cause instead of buying traditional staff presents. Read the full story here.

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Easter Opening Hours & details of new depot

Over the Easter Weekend, the opening of some of our distribution centres will be affected by the Bank Holidays. The times for opening are as follows: Monday 10th April, St Barnabas, open 12noon to 2pm Tuesday 11th April, Grove Hill Methodists, open 1pm to 3pm Wednesday 12th April, St Timothy’s, open 10am to 12noon Thursday […]

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On the Buses

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between Middlesbrough Foodbank and Stagecoach North East. When a client visits one of our Distribution Centres, sometimes they are surprised at the amount of food they receive, and sometimes they have travelled (often on foot) a long distance to get to an open Distribution Centre. The result […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

  All our distribution centres are open as normal. Please refer to the rear of your voucher or click here for more detail. Our depot will reopen on Tuesday 10th January to receive donations.  

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