News

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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December 2019 Newsletter

To read/download our newsletter as an Acrobat (pdf) document, please click here.

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State of Hunger Report

Recent research from Trussell Trust makes for a sad read as usage of foodbanks increases in the last 6 months. https://www.stateofhunger.org/      

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Christmas Opening Times

Most of our Distribution Centres will be open as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, our changes are: Ely – 31st Dec 2019 CLOSED Cottenham – 25th Dec 2019 and 1st Jan 2020 CLOSED If there are any emergencies during this time, please call 01353 468626 and be prepared to leave a message. A response […]

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New Premises for Ely Foodbank

Ely Foodbank warehouse at Chettisham

The Ely Foodbank are delighted to be in new premises. From 23rd July, the new warehouse site will be at Century Park, Chettisham. This moves brings a larger space for the many donations received for the work of Foodbank. The opening times are Tuesdays 9-1.00pm for donations. As people struggle more with Universal Credit and […]

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June 2019 Newsletter

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January 2019 newsletter now available

So much seasonal generosity, read on to find out more! If you want to read/download this as an A4 newsletter, please click here.

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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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Bumper supermarket collection in lead up to Christmas

Tesco’s annual Food Collection campaign (29th November to 1st December) contributed a massive boost to our supermarket donations. We received 1,686.4 kg at the Ely store and 2,357.8kg was donated at the March store. In total we received 4,355.9kg in food donations from our supermarket collection points in November: March Sainsburys                            195.7 March Tesco                                      352.2 Ely […]

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New Second Storage Facility in Ely

Thanks to the generosity of Glovers Autocentre at Chettisham (https://www.ggvs.co.uk/) we have secured the rental of a new storage unit. This gives a much needed second facility in Ely, since our current back-store will not be available to us for much longer.

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