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Tesco, South Queensferry Three Day Collection

On the weekend of 29th November to 1st December, we held a food collection at the Tesco South Queensferry superstore, part of the national collection organised between the Trussell Trust and Tesco.  The response from the local community and those driving out of the city from home was amazing. We collected a total of 2,232kg […]

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New Central Warehouse for foodbanks

With thanks to Colin Keir MSP and the City of Edinburgh Council – and with support and assistance from the Scottish Government – we are pleased to announce that we now have the use of a warehouse unit to replace the five residential garages we have been using to store food and run the operations […]

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Morrisons, Granton Collection

Our recent collection at Morrisons Granton store yielded a fantastic return of 908.3kg. That is enough to feed 45 families with 3 nutrious meals for 3 days. The total collected was made even more impressive by the fact that the previous week had seen national appeals by 3 other charitable organisations. So we must give […]

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Waitrose, Comely Bank Collection

On Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October, staff at Waitrose Comely Bank ran a food collection on behalf of Edinburgh North West foodbank Their customers were extremely generous, donating 1,084Kg of food and a substantial financial sum in our collection bucket. The hard work of staff and the amazing generosity of Waitrose customers on both […]

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Year One Food Donations

Thank you for food donations totalling over 22,000kg in our first year! As we approach our first birthday on 12th November, I could not have dreamt that I would be thanking supporters for twenty-two thousand kilograms of food donations.  It is a staggering amount of food and even more amazing to realise that over 9,000kg […]

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16th November 2013

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Morrisons, Granton (3 Waterfront Broadway, EH5 1SA) on Saturday 16th November. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis.   Thank you.

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Tesco, Corstorphine Collection

On Saturday 12th October, we did a supermarket collection at Tesco Store Corstorphine. We blown way with our haul for Saturday, which was 1205.6kg. That’s enough to feed 60 families with 3 nutritional meals for 3 days. As always, the management and staff at Tesco were fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Our […]

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26th and 27th October

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Waitrose, Comely Bank on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis. Thank you.

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Tesco, South Queensferry Collection

A fantastic 1,600kg of food was donated by the customers of Tesco, South Queensferry over Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September – this will provide 3 nutritionally balanced meals for 3 days for over 80 families who would otherwise go hungry. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the management and staff […]

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12th October 2013

Our next supermarket collection is being held at Tesco, Corstorphine on Saturday 12th October between 9am and 6pm. By donating items from our shopping list you will be helping local people in food crisis.   Thank you.

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