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Free & Low Cost Meals in Sunderland

Get a free (or low cost meal) in an area near you, organised by a union of churchs and is available most days of the week.

The venues that are offering this service currently:


Monday

The Salvation Army T: 0191 565 8918
Roker Avenue, Sunderland, SR6 0BY
Every Monday - Between 11:30am & 12:30pm
Hot lunch at £2.60

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000
Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA
Each week day the Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm
Free 

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Tuesday

New Spring City Church T: 0191 549 0685
130 Fulwell Rd, SR6 9QR, Sunderland
Every Tuesday - Between 7:30pm & 9:00pm
The Soup Café, serving Tea, Coffee, Soup and Pudding
Free Meal

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000
Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, SR2 7EA
Each week day the Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm
Free 

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Wednesday

New Spring City Church T: 0191 549 0685
130 Fulwell Rd, SR6 9QR, Sunderland
Every Wednesday - Between 8:30am & 1pm
Drop in Café, serving Tea, Coffee, Toast and Sandwiches
Free Meal

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000
Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, SR2 7EA
Each week day the Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm
Free 

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Thursday

St Mary's Open House T: 0191 567 5354
27 Bridge Street, Sunderland, SR1 1TQ
Every Thursday - Between 10:00am & 1:00pm
Free Drop-in Café , Information and clothing
Clothing Available provided by 'The 5p Bus' (everything costing 5p)

 

Place of Welcome T: 0191 567 4442
St Mark's Church, Hylton Road, SR4 7BN
Every Thursday - Between 10:00am & 12:00pm
Free Lunch Provided (free meal)

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000
Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, SR2 7EA
Each week day the Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm
Free 

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Friday


The Salvation Army T: 0191 656 5378
26 Cairo Street, Hendon, SR2 8QH
Every Friday - Between 10:00am & 12:00pm
Free Coffee Morning Drop-in

 

Street Care T: 0191 551 3842
St Gabriel's Church, SR4 7TF
Every Friday - Between 09:30 & 11:00am
Community Cafe Drop-in (Free) no cost

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000
Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, SR2 7EA
Each week day the Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm
Free 

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Saturday

 

Street Care T: 0191 551 3842
St Gabriel's Church, SR4 7TF
1st & 3rd (Saturdays) of every month
Lunch served at 12pm. Doors open 11.30 for Tea and Biscuits
Community Cafe Drop-in (Free) no cost

 

Care and Share T: 07505 001 842 (warden)
St Nicolas Church, Barnes, SR3 1XQ
2nd (Saturday) of every month.
Starting 12:30 - drop in
Provide a free sit down meal

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

Sunday

 

Burn Park Methodist Church T: 0191 565 2221
Durham Road, Sunderland, SR2 7JH
Every Sunday - Between 6:00pm & 8:00pm – drop in
Hot food from the Community Cafe Drop-in, Free (no cost)

 

Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen
Hudson Road, Sunderland SR1 2LJ
Group of volunteers providing free food to hungry people in Sunderland, 
7 nights a week 6-7pm.
Free

 

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Available every week day apart from Wednesdays
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