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Continue the Universal Credit Uplift

Amongst the current hardship, and expected economic difficulties of the future, there is one thing the government can do to stop many many people sliding into poverty: make the current £20 per week Universal Credit uplift permanent. The trustees of Ely Foodbank are writing to our region’s members of parliament, as well as the chancellor […]

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Lets Pull Together

At Ely Foodbank, across our operations and distribution centres in Ely, Soham, Haddenham, Cottenham, Chatteris and March we are working hard to ensure that we can support those who find themselves in crises need – especially as the impact of the Covid-19 virus gathers pace. We are extremely grateful for all the public support. Although […]

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Ely Foodbank and Funding Developments with Citizens Advice

At Ely Foodbank we value an extensive range of partnerships with frontline agencies. Right from the beginning we have had an excellent relationship with both Citizens Advice Rurla Cambs (CARC) and East Cambs District Council (ECDC), which continues to this day. Through our years of operating we clearly recognise the wide-ranging and invaluable independent advice […]

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You Give £10, We Get £20 !

Ely Foodbank is taking part in localgiving.org’s Grow Your Tenner match-funding campaign. From today Tuesday 11th December the deal is that you sign up for a monthly £10 direct debit donation through our localgiving page, and six of your donations will be matched by £10 each. After your first six donations, the following six donations […]

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New Ways to Donate

Facebook users can now support Ely Foodbank by making donations directly from our Facebook Page – simply click the ‘Donate’ button. Amazon shoppers can now choose Ely Foodbank when they shop via Amazon Smile – Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net cost of your shopping to us! Remember also other donate while you shop […]

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January Newsletter

All our exciting news from the Christmas period and New Year is in our latest newsletter – which you can read here: Ely Foodbank – January 2018 Newsletter issue 1.0  

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Christmas Opening Arrangements

All our Distribution Centres will be open at their normal times, except: Haddenham – closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Ely – closed on Boxing Day Cottenham – closed on 27th December We are pleased to be able to support people who find themselves in crises through the Christmas and New Year period. […]

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New Twitter Handle @Ely_Foodbank

Please note that we have moved on Twitter – our new handle for Ely Foodbank tweets is @Ely_Foodbank www.twitter.com/Ely_Foodbank

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Autumn Newsletter

Our Autumn newsletter is now ready – you can read it here: Ely Foodbank – Autumn 2017 Newsletter issue 1.0

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Christmas Hamper Campaign

This year we are again inviting people to create or contribute items for Christmas hampers.

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