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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. Foodbank centres Our foodbank centres are […]

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Scavenger Hunt 2017

We are hosting our very first Fundraising Event on the 16th of June starting at 15:30 The event will be for corporate teams as a team building exercise and costs £10 per participants The Scavenger Hunt will require the teams to solve clues and to complete challenges to gain food items for a single food […]

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Surveys

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We are doing market research with our clientele to understand which additional services would be beneficial to them. Doing this research allows the client to tell us what they need allowing us to better tailor to their desires therefore making a lasting impact in their lives. Improving the lives of our clients and helping them […]

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Craigmillar Distribution Centre Closed 13/05/17

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Craigmillar Distribution Centre will not be open on Saturday the 13th of May 2017. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Drawing Competition for Primary School Kids

We are holding a drawing competition for Edinburgh primary school kids! Having students learn about the foodbank and the importance of helping those in need. Children love to talk about all the exciting things they are doing at school and there may be children in your class whose parents are in need of a foodbank. By […]

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Recent Supermarket Collection

Recently we had a busy weekend of doing supermarket collections. On Friday the 17th of March we were at Waitrose Comely Bank. The shop is mighty and we received a stunning 543.2Kg of our most needed items. On Saturday the 18th of March we were back at Tesco Corstorphine thanks to the hard work of […]

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Urgent Food Appeal

In December 2016, we had a record month for donations, we received over 19,000kg of food and household products. This was a tremendous increase of 20 per cent on the year previous to that. Thank you to everyone who took the time to donate to us. However, even with these donations it is not enough […]

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