News

Rolling Out Universal Credit

A report by the Trussell Trust (click here) suggested foodbank use had increased by 30% in the six months after Universal Credit full service rolled out in an area, compared with 12% in non-Universal Credit areas. In three of the four areas we visited for which we have data, the use of foodbanks increased more rapidly once full […]

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Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ Voting

We’re in the customer vote for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco. It’s a scheme which gives community projects like us grants of up to £4,000 – all raised from the sale of carrier bags in Tesco stores. The public will now vote in store during July and August 2018 on who should receive the awards. Please support […]

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World Cup Foodbank Bingo

Take part in World Cup Foodbank Bingo!  Click this link for more details (you may have to click ‘read more’ below to enable the link) .

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Urgent Appeal

Last year, we helped feed 9,563 men, women and children. This was an 18.5% increase on the previous year. On an average month we receive an incredible 6,000kg of donations; however to meet the needs of those we help we are using around 8,000kg a month.    While we have tried our best to bridge this gap by partnering with more supermarkets, we unfortunately are running […]

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Foodbank use at record high across Capital

The foodbank had a 2 page release in the Edinburgh Evening News in April 2018.  Click here to open the article on the Evening news website. Saughton-based charity Edinburgh Food Project handed out more than 9,500 emergency food supplies this year – up 18.5 per cent on last year and more than double the number five […]

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Donate With Amazon Smile

Do you shop on Amazon? Choose Edinburgh Food Project as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase cost to us!

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Christmas Newsletter

The latest edition of our newsletter is available for download, this edition contains some of our latest stats and some  the highlights of the last twelve months. If you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your inbox just subscribe to our mailing list on the home page.

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Festive Opening Hours 2017/18

Our opening hours over Christmas and New Year are shown below, please note the temporary location of our Rannnoch Centre on the 21st and 28th December. Thursday 21st December Centres open as normal Tollcross (10:00-12:00) South Queensferry (11:00-13:00)  Craigmillar (11:00-14:00) Rannoch (13:00 – 15:00) At Church of the Nazarene (opposite Community Centre) Broughton (13:30-15:30) Friday […]

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December 2017 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter can be downloaded here. This edition includes some of our latest statistics and details of our winter appeal – including various ways you can help local residents facing hardship this winter. If you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your inbox just subscribe to our mailing list on the home page. […]

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Current Volunteering Opportunities

We are urgently seeking volunteers for various roles within the foodbank; all the opportunities listed below (except Supermarket Collections) are weekly but can be undertaken on a “job share” basis. If you are interested in any of the roles see the volunteers section on how to find out more. Full details of the various roles are available here. […]

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