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FareShare needs regular and corporate volunteers to power our Brisbane kitchen and cook millions of  meals for people in need

Get involved with Fareshare in Brisbane

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register regular and corporate volunteers. Help power the biggest charity kitchen in the Southern Hemisphere. Whether you are an individual or part of workplace team, we need your support.

Donate funds

It costs FareShare Brisbane just 50 cents to cook a nutritious meal for someone in need in Queensland. Every meal makes a difference and every donation means more meals.

Volunteer

Powered by volunteers and supplied with surplus food by Foodbank Queensland, we aim to cook one million meals in the first 12 months. Sign up now and help us feed people in need with nutritious meals.

Corporate volunteering

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register corporate volunteers. FareShare offers a unique and meaningful team-building experience cooking meals for people in need.

Step inside the Brisbane kitchen

FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen has been designed to cook meals at scale with quality ingredients supplied by Foodbank Queensland.

The huge kitchen – approximately the size of a basketball court – is equipped with industrial scale food processing tools including 300 litre electric saucepans which cook 750 meals at a time. 

The multi-million dollar facility powered by volunteers aims to cook 1.25 million meals for vulnerable Queenslanders in its first year of operation and scale up to five million meals a year.

Latest news from FareShare in Brisbane

Emmanuel and Mastercard go the extra mile for FareShare

When Emmanuel Meraveka lends a hand in our Brisbane kitchen, his employer converts his contribution into dollars. “I loved volunteering with FareShare even before I found out that my employer, Mastercard, had a volunteer incentive program that would donate $500 to an approved charity for every 40 hours of time

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Nutrition boost for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities often find it hard to access affordable, nutritious food and when COVID-19 caused many to close their borders, the situation became worse. FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen has made numerous “no contact” meal deliveries to aboriginal communities in South East Queensland where nearly 50,000 meals have been dropped off since

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FareShare celebrates National Volunteer Week lockdown style

As Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week, FareShare has novel plans to recognise our wonderful 1,500-strong unpaid work force in Victoria and Queensland. While social distancing measures have caused FareShare to suspend 800 of our regular kitchen volunteers in Melbourne and 445 in Brisbane, their contribution will not be forgotten. In

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20,000 meals a week for stranded students

International students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in Brisbane are being nourished by 15,000 nutritious FareShare meals a week. The cooked meals aim to feed students doing it tough after losing their jobs with many unable to return home or access financial support. The first batch of meals (see photo

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Fareshare Brisbane in the media

Inside Brisbane's FareShare kitchen, which aims to cook 5 million meals a year for those in need

Wiping tears from their eyes, volunteers surround a bench furiously peeling and chopping onions as they come in by the bagful.

It isn’t easy work but there are no complaints in this basketball court-sized kitchen, which turns surplus food into free healthy meals for people in need around Queensland.

Former Brisbane lab now southern hemisphere's largest charity kitchen

Inside a commercial kitchen the size of a basketball court in Morningside, a team of volunteers is scurrying to chop, peel and cook 5000 meals each day for people in need.

A former serum laboratory was transformed into the southern hemisphere’s largest charity kitchen, which officially opened on Tuesday.

Nation's largest charity kitchen fires up to fight food waste

THE country’s largest charity kitchen has opened in Morningside with a grand plan to cook more than one million meals in its first year of operation and to scale up to five million meals a year.

FareShare cooks surplus food into free, nutritious meals for people in need.

After 17 years in Melbourne, where close to 1000 volunteers help cook 1.2 million free meals a year, Fareshare is now opening its second kitchen in Brisbane.

Get in touch with Fareshare Brisbane

Kitchen location and postal address

46 Steel Place
Morningside QLD 4170
Australia

Email us

General enquiries: brisbane@fareshare.net.au

Phone: 07 3899 3248

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm