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Volunteering Opportunities April 2017

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. Warehouse General tasks include stock management, […]

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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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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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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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Mug Appeal – Thank You

Thank you to everyonne who donated a mug in our recent appeal. We have had an amazing response with over 1,300 mugs donated which will enable us to provide two mugs with every kettle pack for the next three years and still have some left over. Our emergency kettle packs are used by clients who […]

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Festive Opening Hours

To ensure we have an emergency food provision service available over the festive period we will have a number of centres opening as normal, however there are some changes to our opening hours and locations. Please see our locations page or download the opening times here. Please note the office and warehouse will be closed […]

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Tesco Neighbourhood Food Collection

Edinburgh North West Foodbank will be running supermarket collections on Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd and Saturday the 3rd December at Tesco stores in Corstorphine and South Queensferry. These collections are part of a nationwide initiative between Tesco and the Trussell Trust: Tesco are supporting the campaign by “topping-up” customer donations by 20%, enabling your contribution […]

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New foodbank centres

Edinburgh Food Project is pleased announce the opening of our first foodbank centre in Craigmillar, part of our new Edinburgh East foodbank. We have also recently extended the coverage of our Edinburgh Central foodbank service into the Oxgangs area with an additional centre. Both foodbank centres, part of the Trussell Trust network, will help adults […]

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Saturday 24th October

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Tesco South Queensferry on Saturday 24th October. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis. Thank you.

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