Eastbourne Food Partnership
Eastbourne Food Partnership aims to create a more resilient and sustainable local food system, helping to strengthen the local food economy, reduce waste and make fresh healthy food accessible to all. Following the examples and principles of the ‘sustainable food cities’ model, it is working to develop a network of collaboration between community groups, food producers, key decision makers and consumers.
For more information visit their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/eastbournefoodpartnership
Eastbourne food bank
Eastbourne Foodbank provides three days worth of nutritional food in exchange for a food voucher. They also provide advocacy and advice, toiletries, nappies, shows, bedding baby equipment, crockery and cutlery.
They have locations across Eastbourne – to find your nearest location visit www.eastbourne.foodbank.org.uk
The Salvation Army provides friendship, help and practical support to those in need in the community:
Matthew 25 Mission
The Matthew 25 Mission, Brodie Hall, Christ Church, Seaside, provide practical assistance and support for anyone in need. Volunteers at the Mission aim to support people trying to rebuild broken lives, especially those with life-threatening addictions, loneliness, bereavement, unemployed, homelessness, offending issues, and other challenges.
Community fridges and pantries
Community fridges, larders and pantries redistribute surplus or donated food, providing an important function in reducing food waste and improving access to food in the community.
In Eastbourne there are currently two community fridge/pantries:
- Langney Community Centre, Etchingham Road, Eastbourne. Telephone: 01323 763762. Community Fridge and Larder - Tuesday and Wednesday, 10-1 £2 for up to 10 items, everyone is welcome to become a member, one visit per household.
- Seaside Community Hub, 125 Seaside Road, Eastbourne. Telephone: 01323 371322. Community Fridge and Larder. Wednesday and Friday, 10- £2 per visit for up to 10 items, everyone is welcome to become a member.
Warming up the Homeless
For homeless emergencies, and to report a homeless person you are concerned about, you can call their helpline 07367 060708. Warming up the Homeless provides outreach in Eastbourne on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7.30pm opposite The Grand Hotel, King Edward’s Parade.
Feedbourners is a self-funding community group of like-minded people who get together to provide a home cooked hot meal and a breakfast pack to the homeless community in Eastbourne. They also provide small provisions of toiletries, underwear, hats, gloves, socks, sleeping bags when possible.
Feedbourners meet 7.30pm every Wednesday outside Cafe Republic in Terminus Road, Eastbourne until food runs out, usually around 8pm. Please contact via the Feedbourners Facebook page.
Eastbourne Sunday Soup Kitchen
Delivers soup and hot drinks to the street community in Eastbourne Town Centre. It takes place every alternate Sunday between 1pm - 2pm starting from the 12th December through to March 2022. Contact Andy Holter Mobile 07710 480512, Email firstname.lastname@example.org