No one should spend Christmas alone, so it’s heartwarming to see various organisations getting into the giving spirit by hosting FREE Christmas lunches across Durham, as well as offering food parcels and other support.
Free meals for children, 20th December 2019-6th January 2020.
39 Front street, Stanley. DH9 0JE
Pact house are offering free meals to children every day over the Christmas school holidays:
Make Lunch Chester-Le-Street , Monday 23rd and Monday 30th December 11am-12.30pm
Cornerstones Centre for the Community, North Burns, DH3 3TF
(Chester-Le-Street Methodist Church on the Market Square)
Activity club including making and enjoying a hot meal for all the family. Make Lunch is for all the family, so a parent or carer will need to stay with their children. Older and younger brothers and sisters are welcome too, including toddlers and babies.
Places must be booked
Please contact: Neil Garlick, the Children and Families Worker at Chester-Le-Street Methodist Church
Telephone: 07855 386292
Email: [email protected]
Christmas Dinner at the Ark, for people who are lonely over Christmas Wednesday 25th December 12.00am-1.00pm
Also, Food parcels available on request during Christmas period
The Ark , Silverdale Place , Newton Aycliffe , DL5 7DZ
Contact Simon 07783539167
Free Family meal Open to families in the local area, Monday 30th December 12.30pm
Vane Road Primary School
Vane Rd, Newton Aycliffe DL5 5RH
Places must be booked by contacting school on 01325 300380 or visit the schools Facebook page.
Christmas Together Dinner, Wednesday 25th December 11.30am
St Pauls Centre
St Paul’s Gardens, Spennymoor DL16 7LS
Places must be booked by calling 01388 813404
Play cafe (Newton Aycliffe)
Emergency food Parcels over Christmas period.
Referrals via text or emails to Alison
Email- [email protected]il.com or text 07565134194
A Community Christmas on Christmas Day
St Thomas’ Church Hall, 9 High Street, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, DL13 2UP
Traditional Christmas Lunch and transport provided
Doors open on 25TH December 2019 11.30am and lunch is served 12.30pm
FREE (donations welcome)
Bookings via The Weardale Hub 01388 528777
Family Cooking session, Friday 3rd January
Willington Open Door Church, Wesley Street, Willington, DL15 OAG
Prepare cook and eat together
Fareshare food is also available Monday 23rd December and Friday 27th December 3.30pm – 4.00pm