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**Service Update** We’re open!

Thankfully, we are now back open as normal! Big massive thanks to our volunteers and referrers, who worked hard to get food to those who urgently needed it on Thursday and Friday last week! Foodbank Management

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**SERVICE UPDATE** Inclement Weather

We’ve made the difficult decision to close today (28/2/18) and tomorrow (1/3/18) due to the inclement weather. We will be back open on Friday (2/3/18) as normal in our Dunfermline, Rosyth and Benarty Centres, and will honour all vouchers dated on the days we were closed. Thank you for your understanding in this.  Whilst it […]

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Volunteers Needed!

We’re recruiting for volunteers at our Cowdenbeath, Rosyth, Inverkeithing and Dunfermline Centres!  We need enthusiastic team players, who can give around 2 and a half hours of their time every fortnight. We’ve got a variety of roles, from warehouse workers, bag packers, front-of-house Hosts and Listeners.  If you think you’d like to join our team, […]

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A HUGE THANK YOU!

It was our Neighbourhood Collection last weekend and we’re pleased to announce that we collected a whopping: 5565.3kg! A huge thank you to our donators and Tesco colleagues, and especially to our volunteers who tirelessly gave out shopping lists, collected the food in, sorted and date checked every item!  

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We’re in the Press!

Four days to go until our Tesco Neighbourhood Collection!  And we’re in the Dunfermline Press this week!    

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Gearing up for our National Tesco Collection!

We’re really gearing up for our National Tesco Collection!  Our Tesco partners are passionate in helping us stop food poverty in Dunfermline and West Fife, and will help us even more by donating a further 30% cash for every kilogram that’s donated on the 30th June, 1st July, and 2nd July. We fed nearly 2000 […]

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Volunteer Opportunities

We’re really needing some new people for our Wednesday 2 Team at Dunfermline Centre, to help in the store room.  You’ll be on fortnightly (one week on, one week off), and helping to pack the bags and get the food out to our clients. If you think you’re that person, please download our pack and […]

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Job Vacancy: Foodbank Manager

We’re recruiting!   We’re looking for a organised, compassionate, and enthusiastic individual to oversee and manage all the operations here at the Dunfermline Foodbank.  We have 5 foodbank centres and one central warehouse, and this has become too much for our part-time volunteers.  The position is based in our Dunfermline Office, and the salary is […]

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One Million Too Many

1,109,309. That’s the amount of three-day emergency food supplies our network of 424 foodbanks gave out to people in crisis during 2015/16, with 415,866 of those having gone to children. It’s a 2% increase on the figures released this time last year, when we first crossed the one million mark. And it’s happened again. One million […]

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6 Unexpected Things Foodbanks Need

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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