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We’re opening in Willingdon Trees Community Centre

On Wednesday September 6th we will be opening a foodbank at Willingdon Trees Community Centre.  We will be open once a week from 10:00am to 12:00 midday every Wednesday. Alongside the food we will offer an advocacy service.

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Arlington Bluebell Walk

The team from Eastbourne Foodbank will be providing the refreshments for the Bluebell Walk on Monday May 8th 2017. All the proceeds from the walk with enable us to help more vulnerable people. Artlington Bluebell Walk, Bates Green Farm, Tye Hill Road, Arlington, BN26 6SH  Open from 10:00am until 5:00pm  £6.00 per adult

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Eastbourne Half Marathon runner raises £830.00

A good friend of Eastbourne Foodbank successfully completed the Eastbourne Half Marathon and raised a huge £830.00. Lisa Titherly expected a team to support her raise £300.00.  The team didn’t materialise but Lisa pushed on & blew the target out of the water. £830.00 is totally amazing & we offer Lisa our huge congratulations and […]

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Fantastic feedback

‘I am writing to say a huge thank you for the Christmas hampers. I saw most of my families and got fantastic feedback. They said they received very good quality and quantity which made a big difference for them.  I just wanted to let you know that your support was greatly appreciated’ Social Worker from […]

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DLA / PIP Surgery now operating twice a week

We are delighted to be able to offer a DLA / PIP surgery twice a week at our foodbank offices. Appointments are required for either a Monday from 9:30 to 3:00pm or Thursday from 12:30 to 3:00pm We can help with tribunal work also when required.

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Thank you Devonshire West Big Local

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At an awards evening yesterday we received a grant of £20,000 towards the refurbishment of our new foodbank building.    We offer our very grateful thanks to Devonshire West Big Local for supporting us in this way.

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Tesco Neighbourhood Food Collection

We will be at Tesco Extra in Lottridge Drove, Hampden Park & Langney Shopping Centre on Friday & Saturday 1st & 2nd July 2016.    Please donate as you shop & make a difference.

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Meads WI Eastbourne donate toiletries

Meads Women’s Institute Eastbourne today donated a lovely range of toiletries to make a difference to vulnerable clients at foodbank.

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Tesco national food collection – July 1st and 2nd 2016

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We’ll be at 3 Tesco stores on Saturday and Sunday collecting food donated after shopping. We’ll be at Lottridge Drove, Langney shopping centre and Hampden Park between 9:30am and 4:00pm Tesco staff will also be holding a collection in the three stores on Thursday 30th June. Please do support this important food collection so that […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.

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