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Newsletter Summer 2015

Our latest newsletter is now available with information on some of our latest activities, volunteering opportunities and some of our latest facts and figures. Please distribute amongst your friends and family or place a copy on your notice board at work or school. If you would like to receive email copies of future newsletters and […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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Funny for Foodbanks

Many thanks to Paul McDougall, Kate Dillon, Thomas Black, David Callan, Iain Campbell and Vladimir McTavish for hosting the comedy evening on Saturday 1st August at the Canons Gate. A fantastic response to the acts and raffle, with a total £503 raised for the foodbank.

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Hearts Supporters foodbank drive

Heart of Midlothian Football supporters will hold a mass foodbank drive in aid of three foodbanks in Edinburgh.  Supporters will be asked to bring donated food items to the upcoming match against Partick Thistle FC on the 22/08/15 at Tynecastle Stadium. When Hearts FC take on Partick Thistle FC on Saturday 22nd of August at […]

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Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th July 2015

Edinburgh North West and Central foodbanks are proud to be able to part of the Neighbourhood Food Collection run in conjunction between the Trussell Trust and Tesco. As part of this nationwide campaign we will be running collections at Tesco in Corstorphine and South Queensferry on Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th July. As […]

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Saturday 27th June 2015

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Morrisons Ferry Road on Saturday 27th June. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis. Thank you.

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Saturday 13th June 2015

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Morrisons Granton on Saturday 13th June. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis. Thank you.

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Winter 2014/15

This winter was the busiest on record for the North West and Central Foodbanks; a record 29 tonnes of food was donated between November and February through supermarket collections, corporate donations, faith groups and individual donations. The foodbank volunteers would like to express their gratitude to everyone who made a donation during this period, in […]

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Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.

Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]

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11th April 2015 – Supermarket Collection

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Tesco, Corstorphine, on Saturday 11th April between 9am and 5pm. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis.

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