Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organisation, operating on a scale that makes it crucial to the work of the front line charities who are feeding vulnerable Australians. Foodbank provides more than 70% of the food rescued for food relief organisations nation-wide.
Find out more about how we work below or find out how you can support us.
WHO WE HELP
Foodbank is Australia’s largest food relief organisation, operating on a scale that makes it crucial to the work of the front line charities that are feeding vulnerable Australians. Foodbank provides 77 million meals a year (210,000 meals a day) to more than 2,600 charities around the country, accounting for 79% of all food received by charities from food rescue organisations.
Foodbank is also the largest supporter of school breakfast programs in Australia, providing food for 2,000 schools nationally (both directly and via programs run by other organisations). Foodbank provides regular breakfasts to more than 132,000 students at schools around the country and on top of this, more than 200,000 children seek food relief from our charities every month.
Find out how Foodbank works with the community to help those in need.
5 million Australians have experienced food insecurity in the last 12 months
Foodbank is the largest food relief charity in Australia, sourcing and rescuing more than 40 million kilograms of food annually for its networks of 2,400 charity partners and 2,000 schools.
The food we distribute is used in vital food relief programs such as community pantries and dining halls, mobile soup vans, emergency hampers and breakfast or lunch programs in schools.
BECOME A REGISTERED CHARITY
We support to over 480 registered charities who work tirelessly to provide food to people in need, in the form of vouchers, hampers, parcels and frozen or cooked meals.
Membership is available to all registered charities that provide food assistance to people in need.
If you would like to register with us you will require the following:
Letter explaining the emergency food assistance programs you provide
A list of subsidiary agencies (if applicable)
CHURCH, documented evidence of existence, ownership and location of place of worship