FareShare meals make ‘an immediate impact’ on First Nations school Teachers at Hymba Yumba Independent School in Springfield, Queensland get excitedly asked the same question a lot these days – “What are we having for lunch today?” Since FareShare started providing free, tasty meals earlier this year to support the
First Nations people represent the world’s oldest continuous culture, rich in history, diversity, language and culture. Yet research shows that food insecurity among First Nations peoples is disproportionately high, especially in remote communities where it is often hard to access affordable nutritious food.
Improving food security with nutritious meals will help address the adverse health impacts associated with limited access to healthy food in these communities. At the same time, we can give children the best start in life and give these communities the best chance of Closing The Gap.
FareShare is committed to reconciliation and working closely in consultation with, and alongside, First Nations communities to develop a range of food relief programs that are empowering, community driven and adaptive.
To achieve this, FareShare has launched a pioneering Meals for the Mob program.