‘So much more than a meal’

For an isolated, elderly person, a FareShare meal can mean much more than a full belly. When David, a lonely pensioner, asked for a meal, he gained a new ‘family’ and the human connection that was missing in his life.  David never married and worked all his life on the Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago

Vanessa’s five marathons for FareShare

Vanessa Bolton began volunteering in FareShare’s Melbourne kitchen in 2012 – the same year she started running ultra marathons. The two have gone together ever since. This year she has completed the 100km Oxfam Tailwalker and the 44km Rollercoaster in the Dandenongs. But an even bigger challenge awaits her in Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago

Brisbane kitchen cooks 250,000 meals

FareShare chefs and volunteers reached a critical milestone this week by cooking a quarter of a million nutritious meals for vulnerable Queenslanders. Powered by local volunteers and supervised by experienced chefs, our new Brisbane kitchen provides vital food relief to some of the 400,0000 Queenslanders struggling to access nutritious food Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago