Tackling Poverty
Building Resilience

Accessing emergency food and help with benefits and budgeting during COVID-19

At the start of the coronavirus outbreak, we made adjustments to the delivery of our services to continue to support our community during the pandemic. Read more to find out how you can get help with food and advice on benefits and budgeting.


Our SAFE support workers can help you with benefits, budgeting, debt advice and support.



Donate money

Your donations are vital in helping us maintain a holistic support system for vulnerable people across the northeast of Scotland. Find out how your contributions support our beneficiaries.



Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £123,680.47

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Fundraising for CFINE raises vital cash that helps us support vulnerable local people. Bake sales, sponsored swims, and our annual Appetite for Change challenge are great examples, but we wouldn't want to limit your imagination!



Volunteer for us

Want to make a difference? Volunteering is a great way of learning new skills, gaining experience, and meeting new people!



Vegaroonitoon fruit and vegetable box delivery

CFINE is delivering fruit and vegetable boxes around Aberdeen directly to your door. Place an order today for an affordable and good quality produce box and support our development work in priority communities throughout Aberdeen.


Author: Flora Kovecses

Keep Growing Aberdeen - Seedling Sharing Project

Keep Growing Aberdeen is a seedling sharing project formed by a new partnership between CFINE, One Seed Forward, Tullos Community Garden, and Granite City Good Food. If you are interested in food growing, read more for details


Author: Flora Kovecses


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  • Keep Growing Aberdeen 2021

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  • Scottish grants and payments, and how to access them

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