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Save good food from going to landfill, stock up for less
& raise money for your local charity!
Everyone is welcome!

Our Angel Trust Community Pantry is open to everyone and you can join today for just a £5 donation! This gives you a 1 year membership to the pantry and a free goody bag. Every time you visit, you can fill a basket with whatever you may need for a £5 donation. Help us stop food waste while stocking up your cupboards with good food for less!

toiletries 1
veggie jewelled pasta 1
goody bag
supermarket donations
paul prints 3
paul prints 1
toiletries 3
food donations
corned beef hash 1
chicken casserole

Opening Times 

Tuesday: 10am - 2pm 

Friday: 10am - 2pm

*please use back door*
Angel Trust building
Belvedere House
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7JN

In our Community Pantry, we OFFEr weekly meal kits. These include a recipe and all you need to be able to
cook a meal for a family of 4.

Each kit costs £2

Every week we have a dIFFerent recipe to collect to help you learn how to make new dishes! 


We OFFer toiletries in our Community Pantry for those who may need them!

  • What bag do I put the clothes in?
    You can donate your clothing in any bag, we do not have official Angel Trust bags for our clothing collections.
  • What happens to the clothing I donate?
    We receive a very good price for the clothing from our buyers. All of the money raised from these clothing collections will be used to generate food for Bishop Auckland Food Bank, our food bank working with The Trussell Trust, located within Angel Trust.
  • Do you collect in cars?
    We always collect in Angel Trust branded vans, marked with our logo.
  • Do you collect other items?
    We accept clothing, towels, household linens, shoes, belts, and handbags. We also accept mobile phones and used inkjet cartridges but please donate these in a separate bag. Please get in touch if you are unsure whether or not we accept a certain item.
  • How do I identify your collection team?
    The person collecting your clothing donation should be wearing Angel Trust branded workwear, or wearing/carrying an Angel Trust lanyard.


Paul Simpson is a local artist who has kindly donated his prints to be sold in our Community Pantry, with all proceeds going directly to our food bank! Check out Paul on Facebook at Bishop Auckland Art Nostalgia, or talk to a member of staff in the pantry if you are interested in purchasing one of these prints. 

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