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Cambridge City Foodbank is recruiting.

Are you experienced in fundraising and looking to join a dynamic and friendly team committed to ending the need for Foodbanks? If you answered yes, we would love to hear from you. We’re currently recruiting for a Fundraising Manager to establish a new programme of fundraising growth. If you think you could be a good […]

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Foodbank centre closed on Monday

The Foodbank Welcome Centre at St Paul’s Church will be closed on Monday 19th February. If you have a foodbank voucher please see our locations page to find out when other centres are open.

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Cambridge City Foodbank and Cambridge Citizens Advice help those in need access more than £280,000

A financial inclusion project established by Cambridge City Foodbank and Cambridge & District Citizens Advice Bureau has unlocked more than £280,000 of funds for citizens in Cambridge facing food insecurity in its first eight months. The partnership provides Foodbank visitors with financial advice and support delivered by a Cambridge Citizens Advice advisor and forms a […]

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Fighting food insecurity over the festive period

Steve Clay, CEO, Cambridge City Foodbank The winter period and in particular, December, is always the busiest time for the Foodbank. Last December, we distributed over 63% more emergency food parcels than in the August of the same year. While many people associate the festive period with family, gifts and indulgence, at the Foodbank, each […]

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Christmas Opening Times 2023

Cambridge City Foodbank Welcome Centres will be open over the festive period, with reduced opening times between Christmas and New Year. From 25th December until 1st January, Welcome Centres at St Paul’s Church, Chesterton Methodist Church, Cambourne Church, and Christ Church Trumpington will not open. Full details are below. Christmas Day -Monday 25th St Paul’s […]

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Join Cambridge City Foodbank as a Trustee

To meet the strategic challenges driven by the increase in demand for the foodbank’s services, the trustees of Cambridge City Foodbank are looking for up to three individuals with the skills, vision, values and commitment to join its established and active Board. With a full-time, paid chief executive, Steve Clay, having recently joined the organisation […]

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Cambridge City Foodbank partners with Citizens Advice Bureau to help eradicate food poverty in Cambridge

Cambridge City Foodbank has announced a new partnership with the Cambridge & District Citizens Advice Bureau, which will provide Foodbank visitors with access to free financial advice. Sessions will be held in the Foodbank distribution centres and will be accessible exclusively to Foodbank visitors. All of the eight Foodbank distribution centres and two Fairbite social […]

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Cambridge City Foodbank is recruiting

Are you looking to join a dynamic and friendly team, all while supporting the local community? If you answered yes, Cambridge City Foodbank could be your next move. We’re currently recruiting for three paid positions; a Charity Administrator / PA, an Operations and Outreach Worker, and a Local Organiser. If you think you could be […]

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Cambridge City Foodbank receives record number of Christmas hamper donations

  Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the local Cambridge community, Cambridge City Foodbank has received a record number of registrations for its annual Christmas Winter Hamper appeal.   Despite spiralling energy bills and rising food costs, members of the public and businesses across Cambridge have pledged to donate more than 750 hampers, smashing the […]

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Cambridge City Foodbank is searching for a Warehouse Assistant

Are you looking to join a diverse and friendly team, all while supporting the local community? If you answered yes, Cambridge City Foodbank could be your next move. We’re looking to recruit a hard-working Warehouse Assistant to join our team. In this paid position, you’ll be supporting the Warehouse Manager in the operation of the […]

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