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Summer Newsletter

Read our latest news and developments in our summer newsletter: Ely Foodbank – Summer 2017 Newsletter issue 1.0a

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7 7 7 Campaign

Ely Foodbank is looking for new regular donors to help its year to year operations. When the Foodbank first begun 5 years ago the response brought a huge blessing that enabled us grow across the wide area we now serve. With that growth has come increased operating costs – hence the need now for new […]

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It’s Spring! Check out Ely Foodbank’s Spring Newsletter

Click on the link below to view a PDF copy of our Spring Newsletter Ely Foodbank – Spring 2017 Newsletter issue 1.0

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Upload a picture of a meal onto Instagram and help raise funds for The Trussell Trust!

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Join Ely Foodbank in supporting our national partner The Trussell Trust in raising funds for up to 19,000 additional meals throughout the UK. We are delighted that Knorr, the UK’s leading manufacturer of stock cubes, is partnering with The Trussell Trust to help stop UK hunger. You can do your bit by sharing a black […]

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Ely Foodbank awarded £ 2,000 in county-wide charity vote

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Ely Foodbank is delighted to announce that it has been granted a donation of £ 2,000 by Hopkins Homes. Hopkin Homes recently ran a Cambridgeshire-wide charity vote, where members of the public were able to vote for their favourite charity to receive funding. Ely Foodbank are delighted to have achieved second place position in the […]

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Ely Foodbank seeks Public Votes

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Ely Foodbank Partnership is urging local residents to vote for them in the Hopkins Homes Cambridgeshire Charity Vote with the hope of securing an award of up to £7,000. The public is being asked to vote for their preferred charity from a choice of six shortlisted organisations. The three causes who receive the most votes […]

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Bumper collection at Ely Tesco Supermarket

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Our volunteers were thrilled with the generosity of everyone who contributed to the recent collection at Tesco Supermarket in Ely on the 2nd of December. The total amount collected was amazing – with over 500 Kg of food collected (that’s the equivalent of 31 food crates!), and over £200 in monetary donations. A really big thank […]

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Busiest day ever at Foodbank in March

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This week, volunteers throughout the Ely Foodbank partnership have been distributing Christmas food hampers to clients. At March, our dedicated volunteer team had their busiest day ever yesterday (Tuesday 13th December). A Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) arrived full of hamper donations from local secondary school and sixth form Neale-Wade Academy. Travelling along with the hampers […]

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Grow Your Tenner!

This autumn, commencing on the 18th October, Ely Foodbank is taking part in Localgiving’s “Grow Your Tenner“ match funding campaign. This is a great opportunity to see your donation to Ely Foodbank multiplied. There are two methods available for providing donations and to see them boosted in value. For one-off donations, any donation you make […]

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Foodbank push for an early Advent

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In the midst of an amazing amount of Harvest giving,  the Ely Foodbank Partnership are already thinking about Christmas. Interest shown via social media for the Reverse Advent Calendar for Foodbank is growing and anyone wishing to help in this simple, but effective way, are invited to do so in November rather than December, when […]

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