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Best Start Food Payments

Best start food payments 19th May 2020 Healthy Start Food Vouchers are being replaced with Best Start Food Payments. This will be a move from paper vouchers to a MasterCard debit card that can be used to buy nutritious food from pregnancy until your child is three years old. Families will be credited every four weeks …

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Changes To Our Services

Changes to your services 30th March 2020   In line with government advice, and to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and clients, we will be moving to a delivery service with effect from Tuesday 31st March. Deliveries to clients will be operated by a third-party agency, working in partnership with our team. This …

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Rannoch & Pilton Centre Changes

Rannoch & pilton centre changes 20th March 2020 Rannoch foodbank centre is closed for the foreseeable future. Pilton foodbank centre is now based in Fetlor Youth Centre, 122 Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2NY

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus Update 18th March 2020 At Edinburgh Food Project, our number one priority will always be the safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and the public we serve. This is a particularly difficult time for all and we would like to reassure that we are taking the necessary steps to mitigate the impact to …

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Food For Thought

Food for thought 2nd March 2020 Nourish are holding a workshop on Tuesday 10th March from 6-8pm at Edinburgh Larder around their Peas Please project

RE-OPENING TIMES

Foodbank centre opening times from feb 2020 Edinburgh Trussell Trust foodbank centre opening times from Feb 2020  MONDAYFoodbank CentreFoodbank11am – 2.30pmSouthhouseSOUTH EAST1pm – 3pmPiltonNORTH WEST1pm – 2.30pmSouth Leith Parish ChurchNORTH EAST1.30pm-3.30pmBroughtonNORTH WEST2pm – 4pmTollcrossCENTRAL2pm – 4pmSalvation Army GorgieSOUTH WESTTUESDAY10am – 12noonNorth Leith Parish ChurchNORTH EAST11am – 2.30pmSouthhouseSOUTH EAST11am – 2pmCraigmillarEAST1pm – 2.30pmLeith St. Andrews Parish …

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Adlent – 40p for 40 Days

Adlent – 40p for 40 days  24th February 2020 Take part in our 40 for 40 challenge this Lent. With people struggling to afford food, living locally, it is important that we can continue to support families in crisis throughout the Easter period. We provide essential emergency food, emotional support and practical advice to families …

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Volunteer Meeting/ Event 10th Feb

Volunteer meeting/event 10th feb 11th February 2020 Another successful Volunteer meeting and Information Sharing event   A huge thank you to Melanie Nairn from Scottish Social Security who gave an informative presentation to our volunteers on the new grants and benefits devolved to the Scottish Government.   A huge thank you also to all our …

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