The Aussie Farmers Foundation and Foodbank have joined forces to fight the battle against hunger in rural and regional Australia.
The new ‘Meals for Mates’ program will see the Aussie Farmers Foundation help Foodbank provide more than a million meals over the next 12 months for rural Australians in need.
Foodbank, Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation, will be able to provide 35,000 meals to Australians in need thanks to a donation of $18,900 from the Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) through its social investment program, ‘ADM Cares’. This program directs funds to initiatives and organisations which drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress worldwide.
Foodbank is excited to announce the launch of its partnership with Thomas Foods International and Fletcher International Exports who are collaborating to help expand the Foodbank Meat Program. This innovative program will allow Foodbank to continue to fight hunger in Australia by providing more meat to Australians in need.
Foodbank Australia today announced that its CEO, Jason Hincks, has resigned and will be leaving the organisation at the end of February to take up a CEO role in the private sector. Director, Geoff Starr, will be taking on the role of interim CEO while the Board recruits a new person for the role. “We […]
Foodbank Australia today announced that its board of directors has appointed Tony Froggatt as its new Chair following the retirement of Enzo Allara after 13 years at the helm of Australia’s largest food relief agency. “Under Enzo’s watch Foodbank has experienced phenomenal growth,” said fellow board member and Chair of Foodbank NSW & ACT, Ern […]
For the third year running, SunRice has teamed up with Riverina rice growers and Deniliquin Freighters to bring hunger relief to thousands of Australians in need this holiday season. SunRice has engaged the entire rice industry supply chain to donate 96 tonnes of Australian medium grain rice, or the equivalent of 1.37 million serves of […]