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Fresh meals project – donors sought

North Ayrshire Foodbank are gearing up to start the production of made on the premises meals for distribution via Ardeer and Ardrossan. The North Ayrshire Venture Trust and The Trussell Trust Asda grant system have invested £60,000 for the purchase of ovens and new storage facilities. We are currently in discussion with local suppliers to […]

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Community kitchen is open

Our Community kitchen project has launched this Saturday, 1st June, thanks to a funding partnership between the Trussell Trust and Asda Foundation. This weekly project will be hosted in the Ardrossan Church of the Nazarene each Saturday between the hours of Noon and 3.00pm up until the 30th November. If those attending enjoy the project […]

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New Venue opening in 2019

We are delighted to confirm that a new venue for the distribution of emergency food boxes opened in January of 2019. The volunteers are now staffing a distribution point in Saltcoats at the Kirkgate Church. This will be operating each Friday from 12.30pm to 2.00pm. We thank the volunteers for giving of their time to […]

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Food, glorious food. Thank you all

We at the Foodbank would like to thank everybody for their generosity over December. This has been the best December since opening, which is amazing as the Foodbank is now 6 years old. So much food came in we were unable to sort it and see what it consisted off. That job was carried out […]

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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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