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Food insecurity

Hope springs from COVID crisis

FareShare was turned upside down at the end of March when coronavirus restrictions prompted a dramatic change to our proud, volunteer-powered model. At a time of unprecedented community hardship and an upswell in demand for meals, we had no choice but to suspend our 1,250 kitchen volunteers in Melbourne and Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Brisbane

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 Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago
Food insecurity

Students the new face of hunger

Overseas students have joined millions of Australians struggling to put food on the table. Most have lost their jobs, are ineligible for government support and unable to return home during COVID-19. Without free food they risk homelessness. FareShare has been supplying Empower with 3,000 free, nutritious meals a week to Read more…

By lucyfarmer, ago