Unley Primary School win the Foodbank 2021 School Food Drive competition
Every year Foodbank South Australia holds a School Food Drive competition, where school students and staff collect food and donate to Foodbank to help those in need. Schools who participate have the opportunity to win and be presented with trophies. These are presented to the school with the most kilograms donated and the school the most kilograms of food donated per student.
In 2021, Unley Primary School not only won the most kilos donated trophy, but the most kilos donated per student. Collecting a huge 795 kilograms of food which helped to provide 1,590 meals to those in need in South Australia.
On 7 July, Foodbank staff attended the school to present their awards at the school assembly. This included special guest, Lidia Moretti; President – South Australian Division of the United Nations Association of Australia.
As per the United Nationals Sustainability goals, Unley Primary School were advocating for sustainability goal number 2, ‘ending hunger and achieving food security’ and were presented with the UN Flag for their achievements in zero hunger.
We thank all those who participated in the 2021 School Food Drive Competition and look forward to the results for 2022 as we work as a community to end hunger in South Australia.
Register your school to participate in the 2022 School Food Drive competition