We fight hunger by sourcing food for people in need
Last year more than 4 million people in Australia were food insecure.
Foodbank is the pantry to the charity sector in Australia.
Last year alone, we sourced enough food for over 77 million meals.
Latest Foodbank News
It may be raining in some towns, but in many more, not one drop of rain has fallen and the drought is far from over. One year ago, the Australian public rallied behind farming communities struggling with the devastation of the ongoing drought. Whilst the drought has broken in some parts, conditions have worsened dramatically in others, and Foodbank is here to support our farmers and regional communities for the long haul.
Foodbank’s national milk program partners – Parmalat, Lion Dairy & Drinks, Fonterra and Saputo Dairy Australia received the 2019 Foodbank Award, whilst Anita Russell from Flight Centre Foundation was inducted into the Foodbank Hall of Fame.
Foodbank has completed its week-long re-certification process with The Global Foodbanking Network. We’re one of 32 member countries, with only 19 formally certified. The thorough process included a check of brand awareness, donor stewardship, food handling, recalls, advocacy, hunger messaging and much more.