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Edinburgh Food Project Partners With Beauty Banks and Superdrug

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Beauty Banks and Superdrug. Our donors will now be able to make donations of hygiene items within Superdrug, Princes Street (EH2 2ER). All donations will come direct to Edinburgh Food Project and be given to people within our seven foodbank centres. Click to read more    

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ADLENT CALENDAR!

Do you remember the success of our Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar? Well, we decided to do something similar throughout Lent. Allow me to introduce our ADLENT CALENDAR! Our Adlent Calendar works the exact same way as our previous reverse advent calendars. Each day throughout Lent, we ask that you pop an item into a box […]

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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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40th Wedding Anniversary Donation

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to Lynn and Ian who, instead of asking for gifts for their Wedding Anniversary, asked people to make a financial donation to Edinburgh Food Project. So far they have raised an incredible £1,888 (inc. Gift Aid). Such a generous gesture will allow us to cover the […]

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2018 Christmas Appeal

This year, January-October 2018, we have helped 8,333 local residents living in crisis, by supplying over 74,900 meals (this is more than a meal for everyone at a capacity Murrayfield Stadium!). EFP staff and volunteers have also been working hard to develop our foodbank centres into Support Hubs where clients can collect food parcels, have […]

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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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