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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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Emergency Budget gets the food poverty test

David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today.  Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger?  Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]

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New Foodbank Manager

We are very pleased to welcome Jeannie Price, our new Foodbank Manager to the team at Aberdeenshire North Foodbank. Jeannie has a wealth of experience in marketing and project management and working in the voluntary sector. Jeannie will be overseeing activities at our three distribution centres and working with centre co-ordinators, volunteers and referral partners […]

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Listening to the lives behind the foodbank statistics

MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]

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ELLON FOODBANK CENTRE UPDATE – NEW LOCATION

The Ellon Foodbank centre has moved! The centre is now located above the VSA Carer’s Centre at 71 Station Road, Ellon AB41 9AR. The centre is open again on Tuesdays from 10am – 12 noon and on Fridays from 1pm – 3pm. To contact Ellon Foodbank Centre, please email ellon@aberdeenshirenorth.foodbank.org.uk or phone 07562 914986

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