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07502311452 if you would like to speak to us


Foodbank Bookbank

16-30 November you can donate new books to the New Bookshop in Cockermouth. The books about the Christmas story will then be given out to children at Christmas time alongside our Foodbank parcels.

Please see our Autumn newsletter - click to view

Our Appeal for this week - 26th November 2015

Jam (Not Homemade, please)


 We are feeding around 500 people in short term crisis every month within Allerdale and Copeland. Thank you for your support.

 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, Allerdale Council Offices, Impact Housing, The Minto Centre, Hunday Manor, Derwent and Solway Housing, Lakes College, Westfields Housing Association, Robertsons New Leisure Centre, Beckstone Primary School -  please note no donations at Workington Foodbank Centre
Whitehaven: Asda, Morrisons, Tesco, New Life Church, Jacobs (West Lakes), Whitehaven Golf Club
Cockermouth: Sainsburys, Co-op, Third Age, Cockermouth Foodbank Centre
Wigton: Home Group, Co-op, Wigton Foodbank Centre
Maryport: Co-op, Maryport Foodbank Centre
Cleator Moor: Co-op
Silloth: Co-op
  Kirkbride: Learning Centre  
Egremont: Co-op, Egremont Foodbank Centre, St Mary Catholic church, De Lucy Centre and St Mary's and St Michael's church

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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