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Friday night exchange

North Ayrshire Foodbank are the recipients of the ongoing compassionate support of many kind individuals, groups, organsiations and businesses. In amongst the items donated we get specific items in sufficient quantities beyond that which we can distribute. To ensure that we are not wasting the sacrificial giving of our supporters we are looking to pilot […]

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Festive film shows start this weekend.

How can you have fun and raise funds to help vulnerable people facing a food crisis? It really is easy – come along to any of our festive films night – entry is FREE – and buy a hot dog, a packet of popcorn, a hot or cold drink, crisps or chocolates. Every sale raises […]

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Tesco collection event – can you assist?

Three days of staffing teams in Kilbirnie, Saltcoats and Irvine takes up the time of a large group of dedicated and compassionate volunteers. The events would be a failure without each volunteer giving of their time, their most precious asset. The suffering of those facing a food crisis would not be met without this gift […]

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Tesco – the winter collection is coming.

The three days of Nov. 30th to Dec. 2nd are the days we hold our biggest collection event thanks to the Corporate support of Tesco’s. Volunteers will be attending all three stores of Kilbirnie, Irvine and Saltcoats asking shoppers to assist the Foodbank to keep providing food to people in crisis. This winter is expected […]

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Getting mobile – funding through CRowdfunder.

The Foodbank is attempting to acquire its first van to increase its capacity to carry out the essential work of getting food to those in need. The grant received is not sufficient to purchase a van and although we have added funds we are still short of the VAT. If you are able to consider […]

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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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The Building Society that is Nationwide but acts locally!

North Ayrshire Foodbank are deeply grateful to the caring staff of the Nationwide Building Society in Irvine. They have been operating a Drop-Bin for their customers to donate as they carry out their financial transactions. The Building Society are active through their Corporate Social Responsibility programmes in the communities of North Ayrshire and we thank […]

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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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