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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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Apex – Steps Employability Service

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Apex – Steps Employability Service. The partnership will allow our foodbank clients to access the support and advice related to employability, while they are visiting the foodbank centre. Initially, this service will be delivered in the following food bank centres:  Tollcross –  the first Monday of each month  Pilton –  the first Wednesday […]

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Rolling Out Universal Credit

A report by the Trussell Trust (click here) suggested foodbank use had increased by 30% in the six months after Universal Credit full service rolled out in an area, compared with 12% in non-Universal Credit areas. In three of the four areas we visited for which we have data, the use of foodbanks increased more rapidly once full […]

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Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ Voting

We’re in the customer vote for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco. It’s a scheme which gives community projects like us grants of up to £4,000 – all raised from the sale of carrier bags in Tesco stores. The public will now vote in store during July and August 2018 on who should receive the awards. Please support […]

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World Cup Foodbank Bingo

Take part in World Cup Foodbank Bingo!  Click this link for more details (you may have to click ‘read more’ below to enable the link) .

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Urgent Appeal

Last year, we helped feed 9,563 men, women and children. This was an 18.5% increase on the previous year. On an average month we receive an incredible 6,000kg of donations; however to meet the needs of those we help we are using around 8,000kg a month.    While we have tried our best to bridge this gap by partnering with more supermarkets, we unfortunately are running […]

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Foodbank use at record high across Capital

The foodbank had a 2 page release in the Edinburgh Evening News in April 2018.  Click here to open the article on the Evening news website. Saughton-based charity Edinburgh Food Project handed out more than 9,500 emergency food supplies this year – up 18.5 per cent on last year and more than double the number five […]

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Donate With Amazon Smile

Do you shop on Amazon? Choose Edinburgh Food Project as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase cost to us!

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Christmas Newsletter

The latest edition of our newsletter is available for download, this edition contains some of our latest stats and some  the highlights of the last twelve months. If you would like to receive our newsletter direct to your inbox just subscribe to our mailing list on the home page.

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Festive Opening Hours 2017/18

Our opening hours over Christmas and New Year are shown below, please note the temporary location of our Rannnoch Centre on the 21st and 28th December. Thursday 21st December Centres open as normal Tollcross (10:00-12:00) South Queensferry (11:00-13:00)  Craigmillar (11:00-14:00) Rannoch (13:00 – 15:00) At Church of the Nazarene (opposite Community Centre) Broughton (13:30-15:30) Friday […]

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