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Report Finds One in Five Australian Kids Going Hungry

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th April 2018 -  Australia’s largest food relief organisation has called for urgent action to address food insecurity, after a report found more than one in five children have gone hungry

Social Enterprise Rallies Army of Burrito Lovers to Fight World Hunger

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st November 2017 -  Australian businesses are rising to the challenge of combating world hunger, with social enterprise Zambrero calling on an “army of burrito lovers” to help them in the fight, and

Corporates Join NFP to Fight Hunger

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 23rd September 2015 -  Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation, Foodbank, says it successfully delivered seven million serves of food to Australians in need last month, with the help of…


Food for Thought

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 27th April 2015 -  Jason Hincks is the CEO of Foodbank, Australia's largest food relief charity. The Not for Profit, non-denominational organisation acts as a conduit between the food and grocery

Delivery Van Pick-ups to Help Food Banks?

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 26th February 2015 -  A British waste management and recycling company has come up with a novel scheme to collect donations for food banks – using spare capacity on delivery vans and regular kerb-side…

Aussie Kids Going Hungry – Foodbank Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  Aussie kids are going hungry with 180,000 children relying on food welfare each month and many more thousands being turned away, according to a new Not for Profit report. The Foodbank…

Cost of Aussie Kids Missing Breakfast – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th July 2014 -  An examination of national Not for Profit school breakfast program has put a dollar value on the social impact the program has delivered. Foodbank’s School Breakfast Program reaches

Massive Shortfall for Victorian Food Relief Agencies – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st August 2012 -  Victorian food relief agencies are facing a massive shortfall – needing five million extra kilograms of food this year to feed Victorians in need, according to Foodbank Australia’s…

Foodbank WA Gets Green Nod

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th September 2011 -  Hunger relief charity, Foodbank WA has been named as a finalist in this year’s Banksia Environmental Awards for its efforts to reduce food waste and implement recycling strategies.…

Foodbank Opens in the WA Goldfields

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th July 2011 -  Australia’s first purpose built Foodbank opened in the heart of Western Australia’s Goldfields this week. Foodbank Kalgoorlie-Boulder opened on Monday with more…

Funding Boost for Foodbank Australia

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th May 2011 -  Not for Profit hunger-relief organisation Food Bank Australia, which supplies 2,500 community organisations with food and grocery supplies, has received a $4 million funding…

Kraft Celebrates Million Kilo Food Donation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th October 2010 -  Above: Kraft volunteers in action at VicRelief Foodbank Kraft Australia executives and staff have celebrated a milestone donation of a million kilograms of food to Foodbank Australia…
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