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Christmas Reflection

The work of Foodbank is made up of different puzzle pieces, volunteers, trustees, food donations, monetary donations, staff, prayers and words of encouragement.  When one piece is missing no matter how small, the picture isn’t complete.  The volunteers are a huge part of the puzzle, without them in the warehouse and distribution centres we wouldn’t […]

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Christmas 2020 Opening Hours

The last day to make a donation to the Depot in 2020 is Tuesday 22nd  December. The Distribution Centres will be open as usual until and including Thursday 24th December. The Depot and Distribution Centres will re-open on Monday 4th January 2021.    

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Job Opportunity

Foodbank Project Manager Required 37.5 hrs per week -Monday-Friday Salary £23000 -£25000 (+contributory pension scheme) depending on experience The Trustees of Middlesbrough Foodbank are looking to appoint a full time project manager for this busy Trussell Trust foodbank. The job involves overseeing each element of the foodbank project including the depot and distribution centres, donations, […]

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Job Opportunity

Foodbank Volunteer Co-ordinator Required 12- 16 hrs per week (open to negotiation), flexible across Monday-Friday £9.60 per hour, minimum 12 months contract.   The Trustees of Middlesbrough Foodbank are looking to appoint a volunteer co-ordinator. The job involves co-ordinating the recruitment, training and support of the volunteers working in the distribution centres and the depot […]

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Covid-19 reflection

Have you ever felt lost for words? That’s how I feel when I think about the kindness, compassion and love for the community that I’ve witnessed in our volunteers and supporters. If you’re a new or existing volunteer, supporter, or have helped in any way with the work of the foodbank, thank you. Since the […]

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Covid-19 update

Here is a link to our Covid-19 page which is updated regularly https://middlesbrough.foodbank.org.uk/covid-19-update/

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Easter Bank Holiday opening hours

We currently have one centre open every week-day. This is subject to change at short notice so please do check the link here for current openeing hours (including Easter). Our depot is open 9:30am -2 pm Mondays and Tuesdays for donations.  Except Monday 13th which is bank holiday Monday the depot will be closed. Thank […]

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Opening Hours

This week we’re still supporting people with emergency food at our centres and our depot is still open to recieve donations It’s hard for us to say how things will unfold in the coming weeks, but we will continue to provide help wherever possible and if anything changes, we’ll let you know immediately. In the […]

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Trustees update

There have been quite a few changes amongst the trustees of Middlesbrough Foodbank over the last few months. Heather Black who has been chair since the Foodbank was set up in 2012 and Mike McCann have moved onto pastures new.  We’re immensely thankful for their skills, wisdom, faith, enthusiasm and humour that they have given […]

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Volunteer Story

Hi, my name is Sarah Stevens and I am a member of Coulby Newham Baptist Church.  I am originally from Hertfordshire but married my husband, John, and moved up to Middlesbrough in early 1993. Since my children came along (Vikki who is now 25 and Benjamin who is 16)  I have not had a paid […]

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