North Ayrshire Foodbank - Covid19 Crisis Fund

by nafoodbank in Ardrossan, Scotland, United Kingdom

North Ayrshire Foodbank - Covid19 Crisis Fund

£10,385

raised of £12,500 target
301
supporters
83% 4 days left
Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 10th April 2020 at 11:55pm

Raising emergency funds to allow North Ayrshire Foodbank to deal with the increased demand across the region due to Covid19

by nafoodbank in Ardrossan, Scotland, United Kingdom

North Ayrshire Foodbank has operated a holiday anti hunger programme for children for the last six years.

As we cannot operate our usual model of getting together we are gearing up to make meals and take them to households with vulnerable children.

If schools do not go back until September that is 23 weeks of making meals.

We estimate that the cost of the ingredients alone will be £12,240!

Any donations to help with this cost will be much appreciated.

Covid19 is impacting North Ayreshire Foodbank in a number of ways

1. We are sadly seeing increased demand across North Ayrshire and only expect this to get higher.

2. We are seeing a reduction in donations as peoples shopping habits are changing.

3. A number of our regular volunteers are from at risk groups so unable to work currently.

We need your urgent help to fund the purchase the food that is required to fill this gap.

How you can help

If you cannot get to these locations then please give to this Crowdfunder project that will allow us to purchase the food we need.

Thanks so much for all your support at this time of need.

More about North Ayrshire Foodbank

North Ayrshire Foodbanks is a project of the Ardrossan Church of the Nazarene and opened its doors on the 1st December 2012. Our aim is simple:

'To help people when they are experiencing a food crisis through the provision of a healthy and nutritious food box.'

By the time of the organisation’s seventh anniversary – and, thanks to a strong partnership with the Trussell Trust, the Foodbank had helped 38,700 people, including 12,077 children.

To enable us to support so many we draw upon the goodwill of donors and volunteers.

Let's make 'North Ayrshire Foodbank - Covid19 Crisis Fund' happen

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