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Video – Changeworks help with gas and electricity concerns

As we continue to adjust to COVID-19 we’re all spending more time at home and using more energy than normal.   Many households are experiencing financial strain and will be worried about the effect this will have on their energy bills.  In response to this, Changeworks has produced a series of videos that provide advice and […]

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Best start Food payments

Healthy Start Food Vouchers are being replaced with Best Start Food Payments. This will be a move from paper vouchers to a MasterCard debit card that can be used to buy nutritious food from pregnancy until your child is three years old. Families will be credited every four weeks per child; £17 during pregnancy, £34 in […]

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Over 27,000 meals delivered in one month!

In April, we provided over 27,000 meals to local people facing crisis. Despite most of our foodbank premises being closed during lockdown, we have been working in conjunction with our delivery partner, 21CC Group, to deliver food parcels to those in need. During April 2020, we received 1,369 referrals, 920 of which were singles and […]

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Changes to our services

In line with government advice, and to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and clients, we will be moving to a delivery service with effect from Tuesday 31st March. Deliveries to clients will be operated by a third-party agency, working in partnership with our team. This will ensure that we can continue […]

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Rannoch & Pilton Centre Changes

Rannoch foodbank centre is closed for the foreseeable future. Pilton foodbank centre is now based in Fetlor Youth Centre, 122 Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2NY

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At Edinburgh Food Project, our number one priority will always be the safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and the public we serve. This is a particularly difficult time for all and we would like to reassure that we are taking the necessary steps to mitigate the impact to our core foodbank services. We […]

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Food For Thought

Nourish are holding a workshop on Tuesday 10th March from 6-8pm at Edinburgh Larder around their Peas Please project.

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Adlent – 40p for 40 days

Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent. With people struggling to afford food, living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families who live near you and really need us. We […]

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Volunteer meeting/event 10th Feb

Another successful Volunteer meeting and Information Sharing event A huge thank you to Melanie Nairn from Scottish Social Security who gave an informative presentation to our volunteers on the new grants and benefits devolved to the Scottish Government. A huge thank you also to all our wonderful volunteers who braved the weather this morning to […]

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Foodbank centre opening times from Feb 2020

Edinburgh Trussell Trust foodbank centre opening times from Feb 2020  MONDAY Foodbank Centre Foodbank 11am – 2.30pm Southhouse SOUTH EAST 1pm – 3pm Pilton NORTH WEST 1pm – 2.30pm South Leith Parish Church NORTH EAST 1.30pm-3.30pm Broughton NORTH WEST 2pm – 4pm Tollcross CENTRAL 2pm – 4pm Salvation Army Gorgie SOUTH WEST TUESDAY 10am – […]

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