On Monday 29th January, Bishop Auckland Town Council were pleased to make a donation of Â£2,500 to the Woodhouse Close Church Community Centreâ€™s â€˜Crisis, Welfare and Intervention Projectâ€™.
The Mayor of Bishop Auckland Councillor Adam Zair, presented the cheque to Anne Ramshaw who is the Church Centre Manager.
Councillor Zair said:
“I am well aware of the excellent work that Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre does in seeking to stop hunger and break the cycle of poverty. They provide a vital service and all the volunteers involved deserve the highest praise for the fantastic work that they do.”
The project includes food bank provision and support with utility bills for those suffering crisis and hardship and relies totally on the generous donations from local people, parishioner and churches in the local area to support the organisation in delivering much needed and valued service in the area.
If you would like to make a donation to the Food Bank or would like any more information about the project then contact Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre on 01388 450838 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org