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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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Cambridge City Foodbank welcomes new CEO

Cambridge City Foodbank is delighted to welcome Steve Clay as its new Chief Executive Officer and successor to Margaret Saner, who has served as volunteer CEO for two years. Steve, who is set to join Cambridge City Foodbank on 1st December 2022, is currently CEO of YMCA Black Country in the West Midlands and brings […]

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Cambridge City Foodbank expands food poverty support with new Fairbite shop in East Chesterton

Cambridge City Foodbank has opened a second Fairbite shop, located in East Chesterton and run in partnership with the Hope Church. Since April 2020, Hope Church has been running a Community Food Hub, supported by Cambridge Sustainable Food and Cambridge Food Poverty Alliance, with 40-50 households regularly using the service. Moving on from the initial […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

23rd December: Cambourne, 10:00 to 12:00 23rd December: Church of the Good Shepherd, Arbury, 11:00 to 13:00 23rd December: Alpha Terrace, Trumpington, 14:30 to 16:00 24th December: C3 Centre, Coldhams Lane, 10:30 to 14:00 24th December: St Paul’s Church, Hills Road, CLOSED 27th December: All Centres CLOSED 28th December: All Centres CLOSED 29th December: Northstowe, […]

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Cambridge City Food Bank Christmas Hampers 2021 – now complete

NEWSFLASH – we have reached our goal of 500 hampers and are not accepting any more offers. Thanks for your interest – we will run again nest year. ————- Although Cambridge is considered a prosperous area, the reality is that there are many families who struggle financially and Christmas is a very difficult time. Saying […]

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Red Hen Project online success

Hilary, one of Cambridge City Foodbank’s wonderful volunteers, has also been busy running an online cookery programme for families in need in Cambridge, with the Red Hen Project. Through the programme, each week, for six weeks, 10 families in North Cambridge receive a bag with all of the ingredients they need to cook one recipe. […]

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