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.
Last night, Foodbank Australia recognised the outstanding contributions of six companies who have played a pivotal role in helping to bring food relief to the thousands of Australians doing it tough every day. This year’s new look Annual Foodbank Awards were presented to Kellogg’s, SPC Ardmona, Havas Worldwide Australia, GroupM, BHP Billiton and Cerebos by […]
2014 has been a year of both challenge and achievement for Foodbank. We have distributed more food and groceries than ever before – over 30 million kilos which translates into more than 40 million individual meals. Through the front line charities Foodbank supplies, over 500,000 Australians are assisted every month of the year. None of […]
A pivotal partner in Foodbank’s work of providing relief wherever it is needed in Australia is the pallet and container pooling provider, CHEP. CHEP’s association with Foodbank goes back to 1994 and in the 18 year partnership it is estimated the company has provided more than 300,000 pallets. Current annual CHEP pallet movements total around […]
One of Foodbank’s vital partners is the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), the leading national organisation representing Australia’s packaged food, drink and grocery products manufacturers. AFGC facilitates the link between Foodbank and its 150 member companies, subsidiaries and associates who represent 80 per cent of the value of the food and grocery sector – […]
For several years CSL staff have supported Foodbank via the company’s workplace giving scheme. Recently the company found a new way to help Foodbank out. Each year CSL refreshes its personal computer fleet at which time PCs due for changeover are replaced and the superseded hardware is recycled. This year CSL gave Foodbank the opportunity […]