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OzHarvest’s Dollar Diner Program

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 25, 2019

Add extra purpose to your next lunch or dinner with OzHarvest’s Dollar Diner program. This is a simple concept where restaurants, cafes and hotels can help OzHarvest deliver meals to Australians in need just by adding a $1 donation to each bill. Easy! It’s completely optional and customers can choose to increase the amount or…

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Faces of OzHarvest: Rob Sloan

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 17, 2019

You have supported OzHarvest through your restaurant Dead Ringer and you’re also one of our awesome volunteers. Tell us why you have chosen to support OzHarvest and what it means to you?We’ve been supporters of OzHarvest for close to 3 years at Dead Ringer, we apply a voluntary $1 donation to all bills to our diners, which we in turn…

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Good Fortune at Brisbane Night Noodle Markets

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 15, 2019

OzHarvest staff and volunteers were out in full force at the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets in August. Thanks to the generosity of market visitors, stallholders and volunteers, we raised enough money to deliver over 28,000 meals to people in need. Plus, market stall holders also donated an amazing 416kg of beautiful fresh produce, gourmet dairy,…

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OzHarvest Welcomes IHG to the Family

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 15, 2019

We are excited to announce IHG as a new OzHarvest Awesome Partner. IHG manages and franchises more than 5,700 hotels, including some of the world’s best-known hotel brands such as InterContinental, voco, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza and the Holiday Inn brand family. IHG’s partnership with OzHarvest is the latest step in their commitment to fight food waste and to give…

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The OzHarvest Food Truck Treats Rough Edges to Lunch

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 15, 2019

August 4-10 was National Homelessness Week, and the OzHarvest Food Truck was out in the community serving over 150 hot and nourishing lunches at Rough Edges in Sydney. Guests at Rough Edges, a community centre that supports people experiencing homelessness and marginalisation, were treated to a choice of beef and lamb ragu, butter vegetable curry and…

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OzHarvest WA Delivers 10 Million Meals!

Posted by ozadmin on Jul 16, 2019

OzHarvest WA hit a huge milestone in their food rescue operations when they delivered their ten millionth meal to clients at The Salvation Army – The Beacon in Perth. OzHarvest WA State Manager Jennifer Keen explained the rapid growth in four years was thanks to community support and a network of over 300 local food…

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Five Storage Hacks to Stop Wasting Food

Posted by ozadmin on Jul 15, 2019

Storing food correctly gives it the best chance of survival. Our friends at Tetra Pak shared their five food saving hacks to help you keep food fresher for longer: 1. BREAD Bread is the most wasted food in Australia! Buy only what you need and use it straight from the freezer. If fresh bread has…

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New Food App To Help Nourish Communities In Regional Australia

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jun 03, 2019

OzHarvest is launching a new digital technology solution – the OzHarvest Food App – to tackle the hunger crisis and prevent food waste in regional communities. The app is the first of its kind in Australia and is part of OzHarvest’s mission to address the national target to halve food waste by 2030 (in line…

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An Open Thank you Letter to Our Volunteers

Posted by ozadmin on May 20, 2019

We love our volunteers 365 days a year, but this National Volunteer Week OzHarvest CEO and Founder Ronni Kahn AO extends an extra special THANK YOU to our ‘Yellow Army’: To the incredible Yellow Army, This volunteer week, I wanted to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your support…

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20 Millionth Meal Delivered in Queensland!

Posted by ozadmin on May 20, 2019

It’s been an exciting month for OzHarvest Queensland as they marked their twenty million meal milestone with a big celebration. On Friday 10th May 2019, OzHarvest team members, volunteers, donors, charities and business partners came together to celebrate OzHarvest’s 20 millionth meal delivered to people in need in Queensland. At the event, OzHarvest CEO and…

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