11
May

Volunteers and Supporters Celebrate

FoodShare’s volunteers and supporters have celebrated getting two new delivery vans on the road and the installation of a second freezer and cool room to support the Community Pantry program. The purchase of the refrigerated delivery van was made possible with funding received from the Rotary Club of Albury, Albury Wodonga Connected Communities, ACE Radio 2AY &…
03
May

ALDI commits to zero food waste

ALDI Australia will double the amount of unsold food it sends to charities such as FoodShare as part of their commitment to send zero food waste to landfill by 2023. To support this initiative any food unfit for human consumption will be donated as animal feed and the supermarket will expand segregated waste collection at stores as…
17
Apr

Canned food drive will feed 500 families

More than a tonne of food has been donated to FoodShare after a canned food drive organised by Mission Australia was supported by local students and school communities across the region. Nine schools and childcare centres supported the cause in the drive’s first year. Collectively over 2,000 cans of food were donated including spaghetti, beans, soup, tuna,…
10
Apr

We welcome Lydia to the team

We are very excited to introduce you to Lydia Crothers who has joined the team as Warehouse Coordinator to facilitate the daily operations of our busy warehouse. Lydia has been in the logistics industry for over 34 years and brings extensive knowledge and experience in managing inventory, storage and transportation. Being very customer focused, her goal each…
22
Mar

Gift a hamper to a family

Gift a hamper this Easter! FoodShare’s Community Pantry program commenced almost a year ago in response to the impacts of the summer bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic to provide hampers to those experiencing financial hardship. One hamper recipient was so grateful for the support she received from FoodShare that she started volunteering at the warehouse two days…