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Home Energy Scotland – helping you stay warm over winter

Home Energy Scotland is a free, impartial advice service from the Scottish Government to help you save money on your energy bills and make your home warmer and easier to heat.   We can help with: Information on the funding that’s available from Scottish Government for energy efficiency improvements to your home, such as a […]

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Action Group Donation

Sharon and Justyna handing over food and other items donated by Action Group Staff to Dawn from Edinburgh Foodbank this afternoon, 4th September 2019. Foodbank usage in Edinburgh is up 48% between January and June this year. Dawn said how grateful they are for such donations as stocks are running low across Edinburgh. Thank you […]

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End of Summer Appeal

It is a little over 2 weeks since the schools have went back and we are now seeing the impact the school holidays have had on people. In the short 6 week period the schools were closed for the Summer we provided 436 food parcels to children and 1,226 to adults. It was a difficult summer […]

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Viavi Solutions – Fundraising Challenge

To help raise our awareness of the lives of people living in poverty, and to help support Edinburgh Food Project, Viavi Solutions completed £1 a day challenge. A team of 4 people each lived on only £1 a day for food and drink for 5 days. The 5 days gave them just a small understanding of […]

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A Message From Our Chair

A few words from our Chair:  For those of you who know her I am sure you will agree, Bethany has been doing an absolutely fabulous job over the last 2 years, and I wanted to update you personally about some changes we’re making.  Over the last couple of years we have expanded considerably – bringing on new staff, […]

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Bethany and Paul’s Kiltwalk 2019

My husband, Paul, and I are walking The Kiltwalk Mighty Stride (24miles!!!) to raise money for Edinburgh Food Project.  Anyone who knows me knows this will not be easy – I drive to the corner shop!! I need all the support and encouragement I can get. I truly believe in the work we do and […]

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Thank You Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) LLP

We received a donation of £150 last week (week ending Saturday 27th July 2019) from Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) LLP, a transatlantic law firm with an office in Edinburgh.  See our photo below.  We’re hoping this is the start of a great corporate partnership which will include regular donations and a warehouse volunteer day later […]

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Mental Health Support

This is a course for people with mild to moderate anxiety who are looking to understand and manage their anxiety symptoms, and have an opportunity to practice some techniques in a supportive group. The referral process is very simple, just call or email using the details on the flyer (see below). Anyone can call for themselves or email their […]

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Waitrose, Comely Bank Token Scheme Gift

We are delighted to say we will be receiving £435 from the customer token scheme vote in Waitrose, Comely Bank.  Warren Taylor, the Community Matters Representative with Waitrose and Partners will be presenting us with a cheque in the next couple of weeks. Thank you Comely Bank!

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Waitrose Comely Bank – Vote for us

We have been chosen as one of Waitrose Comely Bank’s Community Matters Partners. For the full month of June you will be able to vote for Edinburgh Food Project in store to receive a portion of £1,000. At the end of your shop in branch, you’ll receive a token to place in a box for […]

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