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Thank you

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A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us through the Co-op Local Community Fund. Your support has meant we’ve been awarded a whopping £1,448.78. Thank you!

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Help us support local people facing hunger this winter

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From the 1st to 3rd December, we’re hosting a food collection with Tesco as part of the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection. You can find our collection points in Tesco at Musselburgh, North Berwick and Haddington. Why not come along and pick up a list of items we particularly need then add one to your trolley and support those […]

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Thank you for your patience…

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Exciting times this week as our refurbishment is underway, here are some photos.  Half the Foodbank is empty and the other half is crammed full of everything. We should hopefully be back up and running our full service  next week, but to all the referral agencies, thanks for being so understanding during this time. The Foodbank team   […]

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11,240 meals collected

Thank you again to all those who contributed to our summer collection in Tesco, we collected enough food for 11, 240 meals.

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Thank you!

Tesco July 16 (1)

Well folks, that’s all the collections from our Tesco donation weekend in the foodbank. THE GRAND TOTAL is 6,744kgs

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Help feed the neighbourhood

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On Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st July and Saturday 2nd July we have our Trussell Trust National Tesco Collection Days. Volunteers and staff will be collecting food for our local Foodbank at Tesco in Haddington, Musselburgh and North berwick. Why not come along and pick up a list of items we particularly need then add […]

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Help feed the neighbourhood

It’s coming to that time of the year again when we will be collecting at our twice yearly Tesco collections at the 3 Tesco stores in East Lothian: Haddington, North Berwick and Musselburgh. The dates to put in your diary for the Summer collections are Thursday 30th June, Friday the 1st July and Saturday the […]

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1,366 parcels is still 1,366 too many!

In the last 12 months 1,366 three-day emergency food parcels were given to local people in crisis from East Lothian Foodbank. Latest statistics show in total 2,824 people were helped of which 1075 were under the age of 16, an increase to 38% of the total number of people fed.

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Try our food parcel recipe for April 2016

Potato and tuna pie, for 4 people

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Easter Round-up

We had a busy time leading up to Easter as we had a great many Easter eggs donated through the appeal on East Coast FM and a lot donated by the three local Royal Bank of Scotland branches. We thank these two organisations. To date we can tell you that we have given out to […]

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