15 Jul 18
The Fork in the Road, a not-for-profit-restaurant in Middlesbrough, has opened its doors as a drop-off point for Middlesbrough Foodbank. The restaurant, founded by charity leader Andy Preston, will act as a central location for food donations to Middlesbrough Foodbank. Based on Linthorpe Road, the restaurant, opened in December 2016, provides opportunities for those who […]
12 Jun 18
The World Cup is just around the corner and whether you love football or nott, you probably won’t be able to avoid it! We’d like to kick off the World Cup period with a slightly different spin on the beautiful game: World Cup Foodbank Bingo, the fun, interactive way of supporting your local foodbank and The Trussell Trust! How to play World Cup Foodbank Bingo: Simply […]
28 May 18
Depot: CLOSED St Barnabas: CLOSED Coulby Newham Baptist Church: Open on Monday 28th May between 13:00 – 15:00. Our depot will reopen on Tuesday 29th as normal.
6 May 18
Depot: CLOSED St Barnabas: CLOSED Coulby Newham Baptist Church: Open on Monday 7th May between 13:00 – 15:00. Our depot will reopen on Tuesday 8th as normal.
29 Mar 18
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.
6 Feb 18
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 […]
14 Nov 17
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 […]
17 Oct 17
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 […]
19 Sep 17
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.
22 Aug 17
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 […]