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Tesco 3 Day Christmas Collection

This time of year can be very difficult for families and individuals who are already managing on extremely tight budgets. The Food Collection is a partnership between Tesco, the Trussell Trust, and FareShare. For three days each year, in the lead-up to Christmas, Tesco organises and hosts a nationwide drive to encourage customers to buy …

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All Foodbanks now OPEN (w/c 9/11/20)

We are now in a position to have all of our foodbank centres open: BroughtonGrassmarketPrestonfieldTollcrossSouth QueensferryPiltonCraigmillarClermiston (formerly known as Rannoch) – w/c 9/11/20 Please note some of our foodbank centres have changed premises, please visit the locations page for up to date opening times and addresses. We are no longer offering a delivery service. COVID …

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Christmas Appeal 2020

2020 has been a year of uncertainty, worry and stress for many people with COVID having an impact on everyone’s day-to-day lives. For hundreds of people in Edinburgh it has meant accessing a foodbank centre for the first time. We have continued to protect and serve the most financially vulnerable throughout 2020– ensuring no-one goes …

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Pilton and Craigmillar – REOPENING

Pilton and Craigmillar – REOPENING We are now in a position to have the following centre open: Broughton Grassmarket Prestonfield Tollcross South Queensferry PiltonCraigmillar Rannoch remains closed. For updated opening times and locations please visit the locations page HERE. We are no longer offering a delivery service. COVID procedures at the Centres At each of …

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New Website

New website Welcome to our new website. It was kindly designed and created by two Heriot-Watt University students as part of a virtual internship funded by Santander. We hope you love it! If you have any feedback or suggestions please just let us know – info@edinburghfoodproject.org

We Are Reopening

We Are Reopening 8th September 2020 5 months ago we took the decision to close our foodbank centres and provide a next day delivery service, to protect our clients and volunteers.  As lockdown has begun to ease, we have been working hard to put the processes and procedures in place to allow our foodbank centres …

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Polish Men Suicide Rate

Polish Men Suicide Rate 28th July 2020 Polish Men in Scotland are Dying by Suicide at Nearly Twice the Average Rate. They worry about telling people how they’re feeling, are experiencing loneliness and facing discrimination in society, contributing to a ‘worryingly’ high rate of suicide. Visit The Website  

New Edinburgh Food Project Helpline

New edinburgh food project helpline 17th July 2020 We are delighted to be working together with Health in Mind to provide a helpline to support people who have mental health difficulties during these challenging times. People who call the helpline will speak to a fully qualified and supervised counsellor, who will be there to listen …

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