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Great Food Rescue Race Raises almost $65,000

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 24, 2017

The heart of Adelaide was painted yellow whilst fifteen teams, from charities to local businesses, took part in the third edition of OzHarvest SA’s Great Food Rescue Race. Competing to reach the finish line located in Victoria Square, race participants spent the afternoon celebrating Adelaide’s food culture and raising funds through a series of cooking, nutrition…

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Mobile for a meal

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 23, 2017

This December OzHarvest and Mobile Muster are launching our Mobile for a Meal campaign. For every mobile recycled this summer Mobile Muster will donate a meal through OzHarvest to Australians in need.* Mobile Muster is aiming to recycle 70,000 mobile phones by the end of February so that OzHarvest can deliver 70,000 meals to people in need across the country! To recycle…

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Punching well below our weight

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 21, 2017

Ronni Kahn’s response to the government’s National Food Waste Strategy, launched on Monday, 20 November 2017. Come on Australia!  When it comes to our national food waste, we can and must do so much better than this. I have been fighting food waste for thirteen years. Since noticing the mountain of food being wasted by…

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For​ ​just​ ​50​ ​cents​ ​help​ ​share​ ​a​ ​meal​ ​for​ ​Aussies​ ​in​ ​need​ ​this​ ​Christmas

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 16, 2017

Woolworths customers can share the spirit of Christmas by purchasing a special 50 cent token to help provide a meal for an Australian in need as part of the OzHarvest​ ​Christmas​ ​Appeal. OzHarvest, Woolworths’ National Fresh Food Rescue Partner, supports more than 1,000 charitable agencies​ ​across​ ​the​ ​country​ ​helping​ ​to​ ​feed​ ​vulnerable​ ​Australians. With the…

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Over $100,000 raised for OzHarvest Newcastle!

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 18, 2017

$103,955.00 was raised at our Seven Successful Years of OzHarvest in Newcastle fundraising luncheon! OzHarvest Newcastle Manager, Monique Maguire, and the team were overwhelmed by the support and generosity in the room at the sensational Merewether Surfhouse. The funds will help OzHarvest Newcastle continue its work rescuing surplus food to feed local people in need.…

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A new lease of life for the OzHarvest Market

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 10, 2017

The OzHarvest Market in Sydney, Australia’s first surplus food market, will remain open well into 2018 thanks to property owners TOGA extending our lease! The extension means we can keep providing rescued food for people doing it tough and spreading awareness of the need to reduce food waste. Incredibly, in just 5 months since the OzHarvest Market opened its doors it’s…

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OzHarvest Southern Highlands launches

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 10, 2017

OzHarvest’s newest regional chapter has launched in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Chapter Coordinator Ana Maria Salinas started the chapter in August after discovering OzHarvest on Facebook and getting in touch to see how she could help. Since then, Ana Maria has already single-handedly rescued more than 500kgs of quality surplus food from…

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OzHarvest Gold Coast saves one million kilograms of food from landfill

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 28, 2017

The fight against food waste has reached a major milestone this week as OzHarvest Gold Coast rescues its one millionth kilogram of food.  The landmark collection will be made from national partner Woolworths at their Robina store. Lee Danahay, OzHarvest Gold Coast Manager explained how this staggering amount has been saved from landfill in just…

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Great Food Rescue Race 2017

Posted by OZSA on Sep 05, 2017

Help OzHarvest SA deliver another 200,000 meals to people in need. Join the Great Food Rescue Race! After two successful years, the Great Food Rescue Race will be back in Adelaide on Friday 3 November 2017! This unique fundraising event sees corporate teams of five compete in a series of cooking, nutrition and food-rescue themed…

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