Ely Foodbank

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Raised in 2024




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Local people donate food which is stored in our warehouse.  A variety of agencies identify people who are in crises need and issue them with a food voucher. People can come to our distribution centres in Ely, March, Chatteris, Soham, Cottenham, Haddenham, Waterbeach and Burwell to exchange the voucher for a food parcel which gives 3 days of food with a nutritional balance.  At our centres people are welcomed, offered a drink and biscuit, listened to, and can be offered other advice and signposting to help address their longer term needs.

Why the community needs us
The current national food poverty crises has left people across the country in genuine need. Foodbanks like Ely Foodbank enable local people to help local people who are in crises.

Our impact on the community
Clients tells us that we are a lifeline - there when they most need it.  Since we welcome and listen to anybody who comes to us, they also thank us for giving them their dignity back.

What your gift could provide


pays for food stock top-up when a certain item runs out


pays for hall hire for a distribution session


pays for our van costs - we make several van trips per week

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