Volunteers Wanted
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by dundee
2M ago
Are you looking for something to fill your time? We’re looking for some new volunteers to fill a couple of slots: Wednesday afternoons from 1-3pm in Forfar Friday afternoons from 12-4pm in Dundee If you’re interested, please get in touch by emailing info@dundeeandangus.foodbank.org.uk, give us a ring on 07704 048121 or drop us a DM on our Facebook page ..read more
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Holiday Opening Hours 2023-24
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by chrislinton
6M ago
HOLIDAY OPENING HOURS 2023-24 The holidays are fast approaching, and the foodbank will be closed on 25-26th December, and on 1st-2nd January, but open as normal all other days. Please plan accordingly. If you’re looking for somewhere warm to shelter during the Christmas period, then pop on down to our Community Cafe, that will be open 10am-4pm on 27-29th December ..read more
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Diversity at the Caird Hall, Dundee
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by chrislinton
7M ago
Last night we had the privilege of being invited along to the Caird Hall to see Diversity’s Supernova Tour – who are supporting Trussell Trust food banks across the country! We collected an amazing 111.3kg of food and £188.21 in donations from those attending – thank you all so much! We even got to meet the dance crew! Thanks to all who supported us, and all the best for the rest of the tour- it’s an incredible show ..read more
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What is destitution and can we end it in Scotland?
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by malcolmadmin
8M ago
It has been 215 days since Humza Yousaf took office as First Minister of Scotland, citing his defining mission and the metric by which he sought to be measured as eradicating poverty. It is quite the issue upon which to stake your political career. However, a new report has offered a glimpse at where poverty sits both in Scotland and the United Kingdom which, in turn, tells us about the political leadership at both tiers. Destitution is on the rise, according to new research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). Defined as the most bitter form of material hardship, ‘destitution’ is recognis ..read more
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Support us with a Reverse Advent Calendar!
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by hannah
8M ago
This November, as we approach Christmas, we invite you to take part in a reverse advent calendar! This is a really simple way to support us, and can be done as a group, or as an individual. You could participate as a school, your workplace, or your community group! The premise is simple! Each day of November, collect an item for Dundee and Angus Foodbank. Either at the end of the month, or throughout, these items can be dropped off at our distribution centres to be sorted and sent out to people in need in our communities in time for Christmas. Download a PDF copy of the advent calendar by clic ..read more
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What Encouragement Can Foodbanks Draw from the Programme for Government?
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by malcolmadmin
9M ago
Each September, upon the return of MSPs to Holyrood from summer recess, the Scottish Government sets out its Programme for Government (PfG). This annual political landmark lays out the policy proposals and legislative plans we can expect during the forthcoming parliamentary session. With intent “to tackle poverty and inequality  head on”, Scotland’s First Minister said last Tuesday: “[This] Programme… is unashamedly anti-poverty and pro-growth.” One week on, we consider what encouragement foodbanks can draw from it. In his first PfG statement since becoming First Minister, Humza Yousaf st ..read more
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Dundee and Angus Foodbank Deputy Manager/Pathfinder Lead
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by malcolmadmin
11M ago
Dundee and Angus Foodbank is a Christian charity committed to the provision of emergency food relief to people in need across Dundee and Angus. As a Christian organisation we are looking to recruit a new member of staff who is in full agreement with our Christian values and can evidence a live church connection and will work alongside Churches in Dundee and Angus.  This is one post with two areas of responsibility. The successful applicant for this post will be a highly organised and motivated individual. They will have good communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to use compu ..read more
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Changing Operating Hours
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by chrislinton
1y ago
Changing operating hours. As of Monday 17th July 2023 we are changing our opening hours at our distribution centre in Langland Street, Dundee to 12-4pm Monday to Friday ..read more
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Community Cafe in Albert Street
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by chrislinton
1y ago
Our new Community Cafe in Albert Street, Dundee opens on Wednesday 12th July at 10 o’clock for anyone who would to drop in for a bowl of soup or cuppie ..read more
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Tesco South Road Collection
Dundee and Angus Foodbank News
by chrislinton
1y ago
  A huge thank you to the customers and staff of Tesco South Road, Dundee and the Nando’s Camperdown staff volunteers who supported our collection day which brought in 796kg of food. Pictured from left to right are Steven (Customer Services Manager) Tesco South Road, Dundee, Megan (Nando’s Camperdown, Dundee) and Ken (Foodbank Manager).   ..read more
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