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Easter Opening Hours

Over the Easter period (2017), our Foodbank centre opening times are as normal, with the following exceptions: Inverurie 4 St James’s Place Inverurie AB51 3UB Closed Good Friday (14th April) and Easter Monday (17th April). Huntly Bargain Box 55 Main Street Huntly Will be open on Good Friday (14th April). Ellon Forvie Room Kirk Centre Station […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Our Christmas and New Year opening times 2016/2017 are as follows: Inverurie 4 St James’s Place Inverurie AB51 3UB Last Foodbank session will be on Wednesday, December 21st from 10am – 12 noon. The Inverurie Foodbank will reopen on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017. Huntly Bargain Box 55 Main Street Huntly Last Foodbank session will be […]

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Quiz Night Fundraising Evening

We know how to put the fun into fundraising! Join us for a Quiz Night at Ellon Golf Club, Friday November 18th, 7.45pm in aid of Aberdeenshire North Foodbank. £10 for a team of 4. Raffles, prizes and more fun than you can shake a stick at! For further details or to reserve a table […]

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New location for Ellon Foodbank Centre

Ellon Foodbank is relocating. From this Friday, September 30th, we’ll be offering two sessions a week from the Forvie room in the Kirk Centre on Mondays and Fridays, 10am – 12 noon. Our new address is: Forvie Room Ellon Kirk Centre 4 Station Road Ellon AB41 9AE t. 07562 914986 e. inverurie@aberdeenshirenorth.foodbank.org.uk All of our […]

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Tesco Neighbourhood Food Collection Summer 2016

Tesco Collection Summer 2016

  From the 30th June to 2nd July, all Tesco stores will be hosting a food collection for either a Trussell Trust foodbank or our partner charity, FareShare, as part of the eight Neighbourhood Food Collection. Aberdeenshire North Foodbank will be collecting in the Inverurie, Ellon and Huntly stores. For all food donated by Tesco […]

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Easyfundraising

Do you shop online? Do it through easyfundraising.org.uk and you could make a free donation to Aberdeenshire North Foodbank every time – it really is easy peasy, lemon squeeze! Visit http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/abernorthfood to sign up!

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BBC Landward Visit

BBC Landward Visit

BBC Landward visited the Foodbank last week as part of an upcoming feature on rural food poverty. Look out for us when the programme goes out on Friday, May 20th.  

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GOOD FRIDAY OPENING TIMES

Please note that our Ellon Foodbank Centre will be CLOSED on Friday March 25th for Good Friday. Food parcels are available on Wednesday and Thursday this week by contacting scoutie@aberdeenshirenorth.foodbank.org.uk or ringing 07562914986. Ellon Foodbank will be open again as usual on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 from 10am – 12 noon. Inverurie and Huntly Foodbank […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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Why Would a Mum Doing a Business Degree Find Herself Begging on the Streets This Winter?

With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]

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