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Reverse Advent Calendar

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Harvest 2018

We have had the most amazing Harvest with a total of 9,377kg of stock donated from 31 schools and 20 faith groups. Donation (Kg) School 385.4 Blackhall Primary School 39.6 Bonlay Primary School 215.4 Broughton Primary 390.4 Clermiston Primary School 12.3 Clermiston Nursery 71.2 Clifton Hall School 42.5 Clovenstone Primary Westerhailes 33.9 Corstorphine Nursery 359.3 […]

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Craigmillar Foodbank Library

One of our amazing (and creative) volunteers has designed a portable bookshelf for our Craigmillar foodbank centre. All of our foodbank clients are welcome (and encouraged) to take a book home with them, they are then able to swap it out for another one, or to keep it to read again and again. It is […]

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We Are Recruiting!

We are so excited to announce, we are RECRUITING! Warehouse Manager 24 hours per week (potential to increase to 32 depending on funding) £18,270 FTE Volunteer Manager 20 hours per week £18,270 FTE If you think you have what it takes to be part of the EFP team, follow this link.  

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More Than Food

Foodbanks could play pivotal role helping people tackle the causes of their food poverty, new research finds Research published today (click here to view) by the Edinburgh Food Project (EFP) finds that foodbanks could play a pivotal role helping their clients tackle the root causes of their food crises by providing easy access to expert […]

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Harvest Collections – Schools

Now that the school session is underway, it’s time for us at the food bank to organise Harvest collections. Over the last few years, local schools in the Edinburgh area have supported us through the Harvest Festival collection, whereby pupils and staff donate non-perishable food items to our food bank. This is a crucial stock […]

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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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Co-op Causes – Support us to buy a new van

Choose us as your charity! How it works Every time members shop at the Co-op, 1% of what they spend on selected own-brand products and services goes to the Co-op Local Community Fund. Co-op will also give us and the other causes in our community an equal share of the money we raise from sales […]

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Holiday Hunger – An appeal for donations

Read ‘The Guardian’ newspaper item (click here) as the Trussell Trust raises the alarm about shortage of donations.

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Universal Credit – Sign the petition

  A call from the Trussell Trust… “Universal Credit is the biggest change to the welfare system in a generation and here at The Trussell Trust, we’ve been working hard with foodbanks in our network to monitor it. Our research has found that the system is leaving people behind – disabled people, families, and other […]

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