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Easter egg donation

We’d like to say a huge thank you to the guys at Broxburn United Sports Club walking football team for the generous donation of Easter eggs. From all of us here at West Lothian Foodbank, thank you!

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West Lothian young people lead the way!

In the last year 42 schools in West Lothian have donated an incredible 9.93 tonnes of food to local people facing crisis. This is the equivalent of over 23,600 meals for the poorest and most vulnerable in our society. We would like to say a special thank you to pupils from Linlithgow Academy who collected […]

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Exciting opportunity

We’re looking for a new full-time Warehouse and Logistics Manager to help us to provide emergency support to local people facing crisis in West Lothian. This is an exciting and highly rewarding opportunity and the successful candidate will work closely with our staff and volunteers to ensure that the warehouse and logistics operate successfully. Full […]

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Potential crisis

We are incredibly grateful to all our supporters for donating record amounts of food over the Christmas period. However, in recent weeks our stock is going out more than twice as fast as it is coming in, and we are concerned of severe shortages in the coming months unless we can increase local support. Please […]

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Could you be our new administrator?

We are recruiting for a new permanent administrator (part time – 16 hours per week). The successful candidate will work in association with the Foodbank Manager to ensure that all administration tasks are undertaken in a manner that allows the West Lothian Foodbank to run efficiently. Good oral and verbal communications are essential and a […]

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40 for 40 Lent Challenge

Following last years success, we are relaunching the #40for40 Challenge in the run-up to Easter. All you need to do is give up 40 pence for 40 days starting from Wednesday 6 March. With the addition of Gift Aid, you could donate £20 to a local family facing crisis. At the end of Lent, on […]

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Charity shop move

Our Charity Shop is moving to new premises at 6 West Main Street, Whitburn, EH47 0QA at the end of the month. The much-needed move will see the charity shop relocate from Market Place in Whitburn to the larger unit on the main street, incorporating the shop and a new sewing room. Charity shop manager Sharon […]

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Could you be our new distribution centre coordinator?

We’re looking for a new Distribution Centre Coordinator for the Livingston North Foodbank at St Andrew’s, Deans. Livingston North Foodbank is part of our network of foodbank distribution centres across West Lothian. The centre is operated by Livingston Old Parish Church of Scotland and is open each Tuesday from 12.30pm-2.30pm. Teams of volunteers staff the […]

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THANK YOU!

We would like to say an enormous thank you to all who have donated to us over the festive period. We are overwhelmed by the response this year and have received a record breaking 10 tonnes of food over the last fortnight. It would be impossible to name everyone, but we would like to thank […]

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Festive Opening Hours 2018/2019

Please note that the warehouse and all distribution centres will be closed on the following dates: Christmas day (25 December) – Closed Boxing day (26 December) – Closed New years day (1 January) – Closed 2 January 2019 – Closed Our warehouse is opening for additional days in the lead up to Christmas to allow […]

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