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Mental Health Support

This is a course for people with mild to moderate anxiety who are looking to understand and manage their anxiety symptoms, and have an opportunity to practice some techniques in a supportive group. The referral process is very simple, just call or email using the details on the flyer (see below). Anyone can call for themselves or email their […]

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Waitrose, Comely Bank Token Scheme Gift

We are delighted to say we will be receiving £435 from the customer token scheme vote in Waitrose, Comely Bank.  Warren Taylor, the Community Matters Representative with Waitrose and Partners will be presenting us with a cheque in the next couple of weeks. Thank you Comely Bank!

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Waitrose Comely Bank – Vote for us

We have been chosen as one of Waitrose Comely Bank’s Community Matters Partners. For the full month of June you will be able to vote for Edinburgh Food Project in store to receive a portion of £1,000. At the end of your shop in branch, you’ll receive a token to place in a box for […]

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We Are Recruiting!

We are so excited to announce, we are RECRUITING! Warehouse Manager Hours: 32 hours per week (inclusive of occasional evenings and weekends) Salary: £21,505 FTE Contract: 18 months with the potential to extend depending on funding Closing: 12th June 2019, with interviews the 19th of June Location: Based at warehouse office, Unit 12 New Lairship Yards, Edinburgh, EH11 3UY Requirements: […]

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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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