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Locality hubs – sign up for food assistance programmes

If you have children then you are encouraged to sign up to one of two programmes operated by the Local Authority to support your household to feed you and your children. The table below will give you the number for your area:   Community Hubs by Locality Landline No. Mobile No. Irvine     Vineburgh […]

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Day 10&11 – 26th and 27th March

The work of the Foodbank is being streamlined as the Local Authority continue with their large scale interventions on behalf of the communities across the area. The Senior Management Team have a huge logistical nightmare to address to ensure food is getting to as many households as possible. What a great job they are doing […]

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Day 8&9 – 25th March

I have no idea where the time has gone. I seem to have missed a day. What I do remember is that yesterday, being Tuesday, the Locality hubs went live. These are the one stop shop operated by Connected Communities for the duration of this national emergency. If you need assistance please use the following […]

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Locality hubs – your one stop shop for assistance during the pandemic.

             Community Support Hub Three Towns A Community Support Hub has been established within your locality to assist those affected by the current Corona Virus Pandemic. If you are: o Socially isolated o Living on your own without support o Are currently unable to leave your home o Need emergency […]

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Day 7 – 23rd March

Today we received the assistance of Council staff redirected to the Foodbank since their normal duties have been suspended. They worked hard by; *installing our new washing machine *sorting and dating the food brought back from our temporary hosts *collecting donations fr9m supermarkets *collecting empty containers from food box hosts closed *installing the new freezer […]

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Day 6 – 22nd March

More closures. We collected a lot of good vegetables from the Red Squirrel along with some meat, cakes, fruit and milk. This is going to help us kick start our prepared meals support programme. We are building up production to 500 meals a day to go to households in need, especially those households where children […]

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Day 4 – 20th March

It was a continuation of yesterday. More food repatriated from all of our temporary stores as well as food being brought back from those food box hosts who were closing down. As the day proceeded we received more news about food voucher holding agencies closing or no longer doing face-face meetings. This is going to […]

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Day 3

The biggest event today has been the bringing back of our stock from our many hosts. We still have no progress on installing our containers as one source of a crane dries up. Sadly, unprecedented requests have been made for food boxes as our volunteering numbers have been reduced by older volunteers staying away due […]

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Day 2

Another eventful day. It started off busy and just got busier. Bad news on the crane. One of the three potential White Horses advises us they could neither provide a crane nor through their corporate schemes give a donation to pay for a crane. 1 down, 2 to go.please pray that somebody is able to assist […]

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Day 1 – March 17th 2020

Last night North Ayrshire Council, our new volunteers and the Foodbank undertook to create and distribute up to 600 meals a day five days a week to households affected by the Coronavirus and are in quarantine. We collectively agreed to do so for as long as our own health held out and do not take […]

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