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Three key focusses for the new Government

The new government has it in its power to end the need for food banks. We know what needs to change to create a future where no one is forced to turn to us for help. We call on the Government to create a social security system that supports everyone when they need it most. […]

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Christmas Hamper Appeal needs you!

Are you looking for a project to get stuck into in your spare time? Do you want to give back to your community and develop your skills?  We’re looking for a volunteer to lead our 10th annual Christmas Hamper Appeal. This is a wonderful project which encourages members of the public to donate a Christmas […]

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Foodbank Centre closed for bank holiday Monday

The Foodbank Welcome Centre at St Paul’s Church will be closed on Monday 27th May for the bank holiday. To find out when our other centres are open please see our locations page.

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Cambridge City Foodbank is recruiting: Fundraising Manager

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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St James’ Church is hiring a Fairbite Coordinator

Our partners at St James Church are hiring a Fairbite Coordinator to oversee the transition of the existing Food Hub into a Fairbite Food Club social supermarket. They will coordinate the Food Hub and its team of volunteers, including having a presence at the Food Hub on Saturday mornings. The deadline to apply is 14th […]

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We’re hiring a Campaign Coordinator

Do you want to work on ending food bank use, one of the British public’s key issues for the UK General election? Do you share Trussell’s vision of ‘ending the need for food banks’? Well, this could be the role for you! We are looking for a motivated candidate, who is keen to work across […]

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Easter Opening Times 2024

Cambridge City Foodbank’s Welcome Centre at C3 will be open as usual from 10:30 am until 2:00 pm on Good Friday, 29th March. The Welcome Centre as St Paul’s Church will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday (29th March and 1st April). For more information about Welcome Centre opening times please see our […]

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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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