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Events

Vaughn rises to new challenge for FareShare

No matter the job, he’s always there for our chefs. Now Vaughn Hindle, who provides free kitchen maintenance services donated by Woolworths, is literally going the extra mile. He’s running his first marathon to support FareShare on Saturday. Vaughn has been an invaluable help to our Melbourne kitchen over the Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Appeal

New ovens key to more meals

Nothing is more critical to keeping up with demand for FareShare meals than our ovens. Working 16 hours a day, six days a week, each oven can cook 1,800 meals a day. We desperately need to raise $100,000 to replace two. Our ageing ovens are now so worn out they Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Food insecurity

250,000 free meals to Gippsland

FareShare CEO Marcus Godinho has personally delivered the 250,000th free, nutritious meal to the LaTrobe Valley and Gippsland region. Our Abbotsford kitchen has been cooking healthy meals for around 20 frontline Gippsland charities since 2013 and they have never been more needed. Traralgon Salvation Army minister Janine Skinner said at Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Brisbane

Queensland kitchen turns two – and red!

Our chefs and volunteers made it a true Red Letter Day in Brisbane by tackling pallets of tomatoes as the kitchen celebrated its second birthday. Since opening in Morningside on 9 October in 2018, FareShare’s second high-volume kitchen has cooked more than 2.7 million free, nutritious meals for vulnerable Queenslanders. Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Food insecurity

Cooking on through crisis

The vital work of nourishing people through COVID-19 is far from done with queues of people continuing to amass outside emergency food relief centres. With many people experiencing food poverty for the first time, FareShare has cooked around 2.5 million meals since the pandemic started and extended support to countless Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago