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Community One Stop Shop @cossfoodbank 3 Broomhouse Market, Edinburgh

We are situated in the heart of Broomhouse, Edinburgh. Our aim is to alleviate the effects of poverty and support people through crisis situations.

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Another job alert up on our Facebook page! Costco Loanhead are hiring. https://t.co/dIFByHgedO
9/23
2020
Our Employability adviser is here to assist people want to find a job but need help along the way. We can even offe… https://t.co/H6HH7aCtAK
9/21
2020
We will be closed on Monday (21st) for the Edinburgh bank holiday. If you believe that you or someone you know will… https://t.co/jvUjsl8jtJ
9/17
2020
Such valuable contributions from our volunteers! We appreciate each and every minute they provide towards our servi… https://t.co/toCs1ED2Qv
9/15
2020
Child Therapists from @withkidsscot will be making themselves available to parents and carers in an online drop-in… https://t.co/6oh4YilQRZ
9/8
2020
@AFPPScot https://t.co/Q1Yn7QPDpfIf you know someone who is facing fuel and food poverty, please point them in our direction. We can help with food,… https://t.co/tXeVFxgLTdWe need storage space for crates of tins and we would be grateful for some assistance! If you have unused office or… https://t.co/Kba6yDxm4d
9/7
2020
We have always worked closely with our friends at @SpaceBroomhouse. We want to thank them for the use of their offi… https://t.co/zOL4hqo86w
9/6
2020
We have a supply of reusable sanitary pads and menstrual cups available for those who would like them. Whether you'… https://t.co/4uzNCKxoub
9/4
2020
We want to say a huge thank you to Cameron, our volunteer, who has been helping us out for the summer. Cameron, you… https://t.co/Di9Qp4fpLQThank you so much to @EmptyKitchens for the delivery of all-day meal packs for our clients - each bag contains food… https://t.co/jIYblSKhXP
9/3
2020
If you or someone you know need help applying for a Job Start Payment, as well support applying for jobs or with a… https://t.co/XOqIivFfGG
9/2
2020
Our office and food bank is shut today for the bank holiday. We will be open again tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10am. https://t.co/nJ9vOIHuZiWe are now able to offer fuel vouchers to clients who are on prepayment meters and are at risk of disconnection. If… https://t.co/xrlyMj0IqV
8/31
2020
We regularly post job vacancies on our Facebook page which may be of interest to our clients. If you would like ass… https://t.co/pLJddGjBkf
8/27
2020
Throughout the summer holidays, we gave out 538 snack packs to support children and families in our community. Alth… https://t.co/CQQwyAByOt
8/19
2020
We are in need of biscuits and tinned puddings (custard, rice pudding and fruit)! If you are in a position to donat… https://t.co/ZrKjTSZBPT
8/17
2020
If you need support finding work, volunteering or apprenticeship opportunities, developing skills, or getting your… https://t.co/jldZHWQevd
8/13
2020
🌞 This summer, we focused our work on securing food provisions for households in crisis & encouraging healthy eatin… https://t.co/7uKIOjoo2o
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8/7
2020
Our volunteers contributed nearly 200 hours in the month of June. Such a phenomenal effort from our volunteers who… https://t.co/b7QdUHJ5O2
7/28
2020
#Edinburgh teachers call for pupils' return to school to be phased https://t.co/FG1bY0CExK
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7/20
2020
As of (20th July, we will one again be offering face-to-face advice appointments. We will do our best to make sure… https://t.co/3VGc8pJwaP
7/16
2020
If you are in a position to donate food to our food bank, please have a look on our Amazon Wishlist for our most-ne… https://t.co/XHP0IfVvYk
7/15
2020
I am in awe of the team of people who work and volunteer in this project – inspirational, committed with the bigges… https://t.co/ld6JoTEiWCLike many other key workers the staff came to work EVERYDAY in the middle of a PANDEMIC, they put aside their own c… https://t.co/dNnfK9SEhEI just wanted to take a moment to reflect – you will see posts on here thanking all the donators that have made suc… https://t.co/6QrbwoS2yjWe are busier than ever and having to work harder as the support we have received over the last 5 months is startin… https://t.co/tk4oX9uwEVA message from Carol Swan, Project Manager: Are we getting back to normal? It certainly feels like we are in some… https://t.co/LyXeQJ8DnW
7/14
2020
*CAPTION COMPETITION* Can you guess what we've had a delivery of this morning? Let us know your best caption! https://t.co/ivH0Ozw43C
7/2
2020
". . . it is those who remain employed but still require food bank support that illustrates a key issue for many of… https://t.co/wWNIsiTO8H
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6/30
2020
We just delivered a few crates of surplus veg to @LOVEGorgieFarm. More than happy to share resources with a local o… https://t.co/ui08pjGJKw
6/24
2020
Delightful little notes are always appreciated. You are always welcome, Skye! Thank you for putting a smile on all… https://t.co/vwwwdWqSlb
6/18
2020
For the past few weeks, we have been donated bread and other bakery items from Bakery Andante, @twelvetriangles and… https://t.co/Rjdv4JrfCA
6/17
2020
Brenda and Lee supported 36 individuals and families at the Calders Outreach Project today. They were helped by the… https://t.co/6luq3OHFxa
6/10
2020
If you would like advice, you can now request a call back through our website at https://t.co/K3VxkQkqVV We can pr… https://t.co/sj8czb3eHM
6/8
2020
As this year's Volunteers' Week draws to an end, we shall close by saying a massively heartfelt "THANK YOU" to our… https://t.co/v6w03Tmck1
6/7
2020
If you think you can help us alleviate the effects of poverty in the West of Edinburgh, let us know! We have a rang… https://t.co/IZDoDX2HXz
6/6
2020
Whether they are looking to fill their time, give back to the community, learn new skills, or a blether and a cup o… https://t.co/XtiE0UAVbD
6/4
2020
Thank you to our friends at the Edinburgh Beer Factory and @ThistlyCross Cider for the donations of hand sanitiser… https://t.co/i2RShWXkcsIn 2019-20, our volunteers contributed approx 1320 hours. That is equal to £10,837.20 at the #LivingWagehttps://t.co/aCXtXGuIfS
6/3
2020
The Food Drive in Oct '19 with @bighearts is a perfect example of the ways our volunteers help. We took in over 528… https://t.co/HEtMrWFfX0
6/2
2020
From 1-7 June, we are celebrating #VolunteersWeek! Come rain or shine, Pandemic or not, our volunteers have continu… https://t.co/fPPCAMDVQY
6/1
2020
With thanks to generous donors, and organisations including @SocialBite_, Edinburgh Ashlars, @FShareCSEScot,… https://t.co/wOSHWkRtEsAs well as our food bank, we give advice and employment support. We are in a position to not only support those fac… https://t.co/Yf6VFOxKlQIn 2019-20, we supported 1155 households with 3,054 emergency food parcels. Since March of this year, the beginning… https://t.co/qcv6It5mV6Today is #WorldHungerDay 2020 and we at the Community One Stop Shop want to shine a light on the work being done in… https://t.co/gbdTxvPahT
5/28
2020
@CaringCity A pleasure meeting you. Thank you so much for the soap! It smells lovely 🌺🌻🌼It was great meeting the team @cossfoodbank in Broomhouse, Edinburgh. Their work is literally on their door step. A… https://t.co/luAvnxpInj
Retweeted by Community One Stop ShopDon't forget, we are also open this evening from 5pm-7:30pm for emergency food bank support. Please feel free to sh… https://t.co/ubGTRHMM0s
5/27
2020
Thank you to the families at the Lea Development in Currie for their generous donation! They held little socially d… https://t.co/iQZgEEw9gC
5/20
2020
Thank you so much to @sainsburys staff at the Murrayfield store for the donation of new clothes. Here's Brenda sort… https://t.co/aOr21w2PRW
5/19
2020
Our office will be shut on Monday 18th May. We are open tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am-2pm should you or someone you… https://t.co/Z22p8zyEqX
5/15
2020
That's our Ian getting the van packed up for the Calders Outreach Project today. Brenda and Lee will be at the Comm… https://t.co/bX6nz0egVMWe are starting up our Wednesday evening sessions again! From today, we will be open on Wednesday evenings from 5pm… https://t.co/YEMy2LXR6NParents or carers under 18 are automatically entitled to Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment. People could… https://t.co/G8FStWDJP7That's our Ian getting the van packed up for the Calders Outreach Project. Brenda and Lee will be outside the Commu… https://t.co/w9wbHlKAdQ
5/13
2020
If you were unable to apply for Best Start Grant Early Learning Payment due to COVID-19 @scotgov are extending elig… https://t.co/jdNCsEWj4b
5/10
2020
On Wednesday, We had a donation brought in from Kim at @Edinburgh City Private Hire Ltd - Crates of fresh fruit! T… https://t.co/P2li2wys8ACommunity organisations in Gorgie, Dalry and neighbouring areas are tirelessly working to support the most vulnerab… https://t.co/XbRhQBrypH
Retweeted by Community One Stop ShopIf you're unable to apply for Pregnancy and Baby Payment due to #COVID19 @SocSecScot are accepting applications up… https://t.co/J0qMVMA2I4
5/8
2020
If you want to donate, have a look at our Amazon Wishlist. We have placed items on this list which can either be pu… https://t.co/7Knv0BHiCYThanks so much to Edinburgh City Colts 04s for their incredibly generous donation! The no eh4 will be used where it… https://t.co/GCBhJpo3RL
5/7
2020
A huge thank you to the members of the Rotary Club of Corstorphine for their generous donation, and for thinking of… https://t.co/QWjwVZMqE4We have run out of our stock of nappies in sizes 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. If you are in a position to help, we would be gr… https://t.co/eDNEccfSfMA quick reminder that we are a C-Card point in Broomhouse. If you need to come to us for food assistance, and requi… https://t.co/QYpZBkwXRT
5/6
2020
If you know a @forresterhs family who would benefit from any of the support they are offering, get in touch with th… https://t.co/DrBGtHCnO3Our Volunteer Heather celebrated a birthday recently and as a gift, her daughters decided to raise money for us - t… https://t.co/FIoWcPgcTjWe want to hear from families about life since schools closed due to #coronavirus. We've created two surveys. Pleas… https://t.co/OhVIIraSqr
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5/5
2020
You may recall us posting about one of our largest donations from individuals recently - well they've only gonna an… https://t.co/5qFLWdxojU
5/4
2020
The countdown has started! Just one month to go until #VolunteersWeek. We will be shouting from the social media ro… https://t.co/AGUBlVZG2x
5/1
2020
The good folk of @TheWhiskyGarden have been brewing up some hand sanitiser and donated some to us to keep our staff… https://t.co/5TXTY0bfnh
4/30
2020
Thank you so much to all on Hillview Terrace who donated to our Foodbank. Karine and partner delivered donations th… https://t.co/kJQ2SUgrMp
4/29
2020
Do you need advice and support in applying for #UniversalCredit? Our adviser can help you complete the online appli… https://t.co/Gf1AB8uQmV
4/28
2020
We are excited to announce that we have launched the live chat function on our website! If you visit… https://t.co/1mcdhcBwKdWe've had these lovely bits of feedback from clients recently. Little bits of happiness on a post-it note. Thank yo… https://t.co/5jl8LL93zp
4/27
2020
On Monday, we had one of our largest donations to date! Catherine (pictured) and her lovely helpers came with 3 car… https://t.co/39rjpCHMFU
4/25
2020
Just a wee reminder that we will be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am-2pm. If you or someone you know needs suppor… https://t.co/OANujaq9dc
4/24
2020
@bigmcben It's a delicious vegetable soup! https://t.co/lomWvNewnkWe've been featured in the North Edinburgh News "Broomhouse foodbank doing vital work during Coronavirus crisis" https://t.co/ls81DpY8oPRonan and Fred (pictured with our Brenda) from the Edinburgh Ashlars dropped off a donation of fresh soup for our c… https://t.co/ZjHAnDLsUN @WHDigiSentinel Thank you for sharing!#ThanksToYou, our players, we’re able to support @cossfoodbank as they increase their efforts during this difficul… https://t.co/D12EGKSPV6
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4/23
2020
We are thankful that two lodges have chosen to donate to the Community One Stop Shop: @EdinburghMasons and Lodge Ab… https://t.co/oQXl7uzI1xOur Brenda and Lee will be outside the Community Flat at Dunsyre House in the Calders today from 11am-12pm. If you… https://t.co/yZJlzN3yk2
4/22
2020
We have now amended our opening hours thanks to extra funding from @TNLUK. Changes include longer hours on Friday a… https://t.co/l7iURuuSE1
4/21
2020
Thanks so much to @bmstores for their generous donation to our Foodbank! Our helpful volunteers, Willie and Jane sw… https://t.co/2Cgm2Y7qC4
4/20
2020
We have noticed our Community Table has had around 25 visits per day for the past 3 weeks. It is yet another way we… https://t.co/QQvcsX83p6
4/18
2020
It's amazing to be part of a group of community-based organisations who are banding together to support our communi… https://t.co/08dLbEbZh7
4/17
2020
Extra cash donations have allowed us to purchase 2-course lunches from a local business - we give these out with fo… https://t.co/6WraJbom9BOur Adviser has some telephone-based appointment slots available next week. If you or someone you know needs suppor… https://t.co/KP5DyuSlc0Thanks to @Forth1CFK, we have been able to support 37 vulnerable children and provide tailored support packages for… https://t.co/IX18uMbjNRCalling Scotland's young people! How is #COVID19 impacting your lives? @OfficialSYP , @YoungScot & @YouthLinkScothttps://t.co/UnOwRgqaUz
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4/16
2020
@TheBeaconClub @leithdistillery Fantastic!We just had yet another donation from @Morrisons at The Gyle. On top of the usual bi-weekly collections, they have… https://t.co/cRaaUhrEPhThe ALLIANCE and @shelterscotland want to commission an independent consultant researcher to carry out desk-based r… https://t.co/zq1TLTLCDm
Retweeted by Community One Stop ShopIf you have any used up printer items (ink and toner cartridges or belt drums, etc.), please keep a hold of them un… https://t.co/cVYzrZj0u9A huge big THANK YOU to @BMGoffice who have been so supportive of us and our clients both before and during the pan… https://t.co/9jnW3BT5idOur lovely Brenda and Lee are outside Dunsyre House in the Calders with food parcels for those who need it from 11a… https://t.co/CJtzTCRcwt
4/15
2020
Thank you to all the individuals and companies who have donated their time, money and food these past few weeks. We… https://t.co/ExbivsNWNF
4/14
2020

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