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More Recruiting at Ely Foodbank

A further role is now open for applications! Ely Foodbank seeks a dedicated person to handle the various enquiries that come to us each week. This role is ideal for flexible home-working, and provides a vital service to our clients, voucher holders, and other partners by ensuring their enquiries are dealt with efficiently and in […]

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We Are Recruiting

Ely Foodbank seeks a dedicated manager for our operations in the Ely City area and to support our other distribution centres across the region. For full details of this part time role and how to apply, please follow this link: job_ad_fb_mgr_dec21_v2

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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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Supporting Waterbeach

We will be supporting the needs of Waterbeach with food parcels from Friday 22nd May 2020. During this time it will a delivery service for emergencies only or alternatively, clients can visit Cottenham Foodbank on Wednesdays 1.30 -2.30pm at the Baptist Church, High Street, Cottenham. Anyone in need of help should phone 01353 468626 or […]

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April 2020 Newsletter

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