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RECRUITMENT: VOLUNTEER TRUSTEE TREASURER

Edinburgh Food Project is overseen by the Board of Trustees, who have overall responsibility and accountability for everything the charity does. The Board consist of 12 individual volunteers (unpaid) who bring an array of skills and experience to help set the charities strategic direction and ensure good governance. Trustees have an opportunity to significantly contribute …

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Christmas Appeal 2021

2021 has proved to be another difficult year for families finding themselves in food poverty, through no fault of their own.  COVID19 continued to impact on people in poverty most of all. In October, the £20 uplift to Universal Credit was removed and the financial support to people furloughed ended. Energy prices have also increased …

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Virgin Money Giving Closure

You may have received an email or seen an announcement on social media that Virgin Money will close their charity giving platform, Virgin Money Giving, on 30th November 2021. We have used Virgin Money Giving since we opened in 2012 as our main platform for people to donate monthly, provide one-off donations and organise fundraising …

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We are RECRUITING!

Benefits / Debt Adviser Edinburgh Food Project was established with the aim of reducing the effects of food poverty in Edinburgh by providing emergency food parcels to those in the community most in need. Over the last three years, we have been transitioning our 8 foodbank centres into “More than Food” hubs to allow our …

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All Foodbanks OPEN (w/c 28/6/2021)

We are now in a position to have all of our foodbank centres open: BroughtonGrassmarketPrestonfieldTollcrossSouth QueensferryPiltonCraigmillarClermiston Please note some of our foodbank centres have changed premises, please visit the locations page for up to date opening times and addresses. The final date for food deliveries will be Friday 25th June. (last referral 16:00 on Thursday …

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Trustee Recruitment

Edinburgh Food Project was established with the aim of reducing the effects of food poverty in Edinburgh by providing emergency food parcels to those in the community most in need. Over the last three years, we have been transitioning our 8 foodbank centres into “More than Food” hubs to allow our clients to access dedicated …

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We are recruiting!

Benefits, Budgeting and Debt Adviser APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED Edinburgh Food Project was established with the aim of reducing the effects of food poverty in Edinburgh by providing emergency food parcels to those in the community most in need. Over the last three years, we have been transitioning our 8 foodbank centres into “More than …

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COVID DELIVERY SERVICE (Jan 21)

Following the First Minister’s announcement 04/01/2021 – to protect the health and wellbeing of our volunteers and clients, and to make sure that we can continue to provide a vital service during the COVID pandemic, we will be once again temporarily moving to a delivery service with effect from Friday 8th January. The delivery service …

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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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