Sharon visits the Washington Community Food Project in Oxclose.
Sharon visits the Washington Community Food Project in Oxclose, Washington.
Sharon pictured here with some of the volunteers (left to right): Maureen Wallwork (ASDA Washington Events Co-ordinator), Andrew Hoseason (Secretary), Sharon, Anthony Armitage (Volunteer) and Sheelagh Aston (Chair).
The project was set up in 2012 by local resident volunteers in Concord, to Serve Washington and Springwell Village. This branch of the food project is based at Oxclose Church, Brancepath Road, Oxclose Village, NE38 0LA - a local Ecumenical partnership between the Anglican, Methodist and United Reform Churches.
For more information about the project, please visit their website here > Washington Community Food Project
If you are in need of a food parcel, here is a list of agencies who can refer you to the food project:
Wearside Women in Need
Citizens Advice (CAB)
North East Council on Alcoholism (NECA)
The Minster in Sunderland
Youth Services – for those under 18
Any mental health nurse or doctor (CPN)
For information on finding a foodbank near you visit here > Trussell Trust