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Eastbourne Foodbank provides 13,459 food parcels in six months and calls for urgent action to prevent this becoming the norm

Tesco Summer Food Collection 2022 – Kind customers donated 2,834.2kg

Eastbourne Foodbank welcomed hundreds of generous customers to its annual Summer Food Collection last weekend in Tesco stores across the town. Representatives from the local foodbank were at the three biggest Tesco stores in Eastbourne on Friday and Saturday (July 1 and 2) to restock their warehouse with much-needed items. Over the two days, an […]

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Brilliant new food APP

If you would like to be reminded of the items we urgently need there is a great new way. BANKTHEFOOD APP is available for Apple and Android phones. The APP will ping as you enter a supermarket and display our latest shopping list.  Really brilliant. Get the APP from : https://www.bankthefood.org/  

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Do you need help with debt ?

Do you need help with debt that’s stopping you eating or putting the heating on. Maybe you go to a foodbank but are worried about asking for help. We would be pleased to see if we can help you.  Please call 01323 409925 option 1.

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Would you like to work for Eastbourne Foodbank

We Currently have no paid vacancies Watch this space for other up coming vacancies  

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Cafes will be open from 17th May

The good news is that from 17th May when you call to collect your food we will have our cafe open.  Coffee / Tea / Squash plus some biscuits will be available. We will also have staff willing to guide you to services that will be able to help you.

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Our advocacy team is available to help

If you are experiencing problems with welfare benefits or have financial problems we may be able to help you.   We can help you with food while one of the team assist you. We sometimes have a waiting list and if this is the case we can signpost you to other services in the town, Please […]

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Cafe opens at Willingdon Trees

We’re delighted to say that the community Cafe at Willingdon Trees Community Centre is open and serving bacon sandwiches & cheese toasties.  This runs alongside foodbank between 10:00am & 12:00 on Wednesday mornings.

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Help available – please call

If you have recently lost your job or have financial or benefit worries, please call our Advice Team on 01323 409925.  We are available to help every weekday between 9:30am and 12:30

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Welfare benefits & debt advice

If for financial reasons you are unable to afford to buy food we may be able to help you.   You must obtain a food voucher before going to a satellite to collect food. If you are already receiving help from an organisation, ask them if they can issue a voucher to you.   We can advise […]

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Satellites re-open

On Monday 29th June we re-open our satellite network for the collection of food.    Clients will require a food voucher to obtain food. There will be no face to face advocacy or debt advice for the next few weeks.  If clients require advice please contact 01323 409925

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