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Cupar Foodbank needs your help urgently.

Our figures to date highlight that since it’s inception in 2014, Cupar Foodbank has fed more than 4000 people providing 48,000 plus meals. The past few weeks have seen us getting  busier and we are currently giving out approx 280kg of food per week. However the amount of food being donated is amounting to approx […]

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Our sincere thanks to the local community for their kindness and generosity during Christmas 2016

Cupar Foodbank would like to say a big thank you to the many individuals,schools,churches,businesses and organisations who helped make Christmas that extra bit special. We are still in the process of collating our figures but we do know that during Christmas week your support helped us provide 2400 meals to 200 people of which at […]

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CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2016

Thanks to the generosity of the people of Cupar and the surrounding area, we have been able to provide Christmas Hampers to families in need over the Christmas period, as well as providing emergency food parcels throughout the year. Our latest statistics show an increase in the numbers of people having to rely on the […]

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Christmas 2016 – give the gift of food

Dear  Friends Many thanks for offering to support Cupar Foodbank this Christmas. Last year we supplied 120 food parcels to individuals and families in need and we expect the need to be greater this Christmas. Given that the number of people needing emergency food parcels has increased over the past year we expect that there […]

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Serious depletion of stock

Many thanks for your ongoing support of the Cupar foodbank. The foodbank has recently seen an increase in the number of people having to access food and over the past 6 weeks we have provided 170 people with 3 days emergency food amounting to 2040 meals. The current economic climate of rising prices will undoubtedly […]

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Why Cupar Foodbank is a neccessity.

Number of clients fed April – July 2016 is averaging 90 per month of which 25 are children.

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CARING FOR CUPAR

We are working in partnership with Caring for Cupar to provide clothing for people who find themselves homeless and  only have the clothes they are wearing. Much of our work is about helping people to maintain their dignity and having a change of clothes goes a long way towards this.

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CUPAR COMMUNITY LAUNDRY

We hope to relaunch the community laundry in partnership with Fife Council in October. The laundry works on the same principles as the foodbank. People are referred from frontline services and volunteers can support customers with laundry skills. Referrals can be due to a number of reasons –  Lack of laundry facilities, high fuel bills- […]

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Cupar foodbank – a welcome surprise

Cupar foodbank – a welcome surprise Ian Gent is a local Cupar resident who, like most people, spent little time considering what foodbanks were about and who needed them. Recent debates piqued his interest and he decided to pop in for a qucick visit to the local foodbank to satisfy his curiosity. A ten minute […]

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Local school visits Cupar Foodbank

16/09/2014 The children and young adults of Kilmaron School visited Cupar Foodbank on Tuesday 24th June. As supporters of the Foodbank the children regularly make contributions to our food store. The children were keen to learn how a Foodbank works and were involved in making up emergency food parcels prior to the school holiday. School […]

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