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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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Soham Distribution Centre Closed

As from today (16/03/2020) the Thursday Distribution Centre at Millbrook House will be closed until further notice. Any problems please contact 01353 468626 where the possibility of a home delivery or another location will be discussed. Thank you.

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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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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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