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Fresh food available weekly

North Ayrshire Foodbank is a member of Fareshare and receives each Thursday a van load of food items. The food received each week varies but usually consists of bread, cereals, milk, vegetables, fruit, yoghurts, fruit juice and occasionally meat and / or fish. We used to issue the food on a Friday evening but it […]

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Cooking equipment available to use free of charge.

Heat and Eat is a new project of the Ardrossan Church of the Nazarene. It is simple in concept. If you lack energy at home (Gas/electricity) to cook food as well as heat your home then save the money to heat the home. Come along and use our cooking equipment. Its like going to a […]

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Does cooking or baking interest you?

cooks corner postcardDarren Fisher, the well known Chef from the Garfield Tapas and Wine Bar, will be hosting over 2018 a series of cooking demonstration sessions. Each block of four evenings will see Darren demonstrate and teach skills on a range of recipes. The demonstration events are open to anybody interested in learning a new […]

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Food for all – an urban farming approach.

North Ayrshire Foodbank has recognised from an early start that more can be done than simply handing out food on an emergency basis That is why we started what has become known as the GRUB club (a great name thought up by Valerie Howe, our nutritional lecturer) which stands for “Grow, Reap, Utilise and Benefit. […]

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Community cinema – New Year, new programme

North Ayrshire Foodbank has been operating a free cinema at the Ardrossan Church of the Nazarene for almost a year. The films are all family based and have included classics as well as a mixture of the latest cinema releases as and when they come to dvd. whilst entrance is free we do selltuck items […]

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How many people does it take to pack 140 Hampers.

The answer is on my you tube channel- search Craig Crosthwaite.  

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Foodbank – new telephone number

The Foodbank was persuaded last year, when attempting to move our telephone point from one part of the building to another, to embrace modern technology and switch from a traditional telephone system to one that is cloud based. Despite indicating that existing wi-fi connectivity was poor we were promised a system that was stronger and […]

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Cooperative Stores join network of donation points

North Ayrshire Foodbank thank all of the managers and staff for their support in the establishment of additional donation points across the local authority area. The Cooperative stores have been busy on Arran and in largs assisting with this important work. The network has been completed with the addition of Beith, Dalry, Dreghorn, Irvine, Kilbirnie, […]

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Project 5,000 – help us feed them.

North Ayrshire Foodbank is looking to develop donating partnerships with local businesses.Employers are the basis of our economic welfare and ensure through employment that their staff can sustain their lives – housing, food, clothes, heating & lighting and if income allows luxuries that makes life more than just comfortable. Sadly, as well all know, there […]

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Three Towns Dental Care – caring more than dental health

The North Ayrshire Foodbank thanks the staff of the three offices of the Three Towns Dental Care for reminding us that they are more than happy to be locations whereby people wishing to donate food can drop off items.  Their practices in Saltcoats, Stevenston and KIlwinning will make donating easier than trying to get to […]

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