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Ely Foodbank Newsletter August 2021

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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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Ely Foodbank Newsletter November 2020

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Update on Supporting Waterbeach

A distribution centre will be opening its doors on Thursday 24th September from the Waterbeach Baptist Church at 10.30am – 12pm. We look forward  to supporting the needs of the village and anyone needing help can obtain a voucher from the Doctors, School and Churches. For more information as to where to get help please ring 01353 […]

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New report reveals how coronavirus has affected food bank use

Our enabling partners The Trussell Trust have just released a new report showing how the Corona virus has affected Foodbank use, including analysis and forecasts for the months ahead. You can read their press release about the report here.

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Partnership Between Ely Foodbank and Rural Citizens Advice Cambridgeshire

The Trussell Trust has awarded a 2-year grant to Cambridgeshire Foodbanks, funded by Asda as part of their Fight Hunger Create Change programme, to fund a full time Citizens Advice Adviser to support beneficiaries of local food banks. The project started on 1st September 2020 and Citizens Advice Rural Cambs (CARC) are delighted to be […]

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April 2020 Newsletter

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Reverse Hamper Appeal

Please can you help? Taking the Reverse Hamper idea from Christmas, fill no more than 2 carrier bags with the list below. 1 item a day for 15 days… place in a box and deliver it to Countess Church, Chapel Street on Fridays 12.30 – 2.30pm or collection may be available depending upon our resources. […]

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New Soham Distribution Centre Details

The new address for the Soham Distribution Centre is: Scout Hut Recreation Ground Fountain Lane CB7 5ED Opening times: 9.30-11am Open from next Thursday 26/03/20

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Latest COVID19 Update

Our Centres are open as normal, although we are running a scaled down version of how we usually work. We understand that Vouchers will be harder to come across, and those in NEED of our help should phone into 01353 468626 giving their contact details etc. We cannot meet the needs of those who wish […]

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