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Faces of OzHarvest: Sam Bowtell

Posted by OZCOMMS on Feb 24, 2020

Sam Bowtell heads the Agility Practice for CommBank, leading the Bank’s team of Agile coaches. He is also a leadership coach, facilitator and runs many team building days. In the community, Sam is involved in skilled volunteering with OzHarvest, looking at how the Agile mindset can improve how OzHarvest runs operations. Sam will also be leading…

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OzHarvest Adelaide Delivers 10 Million Meals!

Posted by OZCOMMS on Feb 24, 2020

OzHarvest SA celebrates a huge milestone in their food rescue operations with the delivery of its ten millionth meal to clients at The Salvation Army Adelaide. OzHarvest State Manager SA, Lyndall Vandenberg explained the growth in the last eight years was thanks to community support and a network of over 250 local food businesses, which…

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New Home Will Help Grow OzHarvest Port Maquarie

Posted by OZCOMMS on Feb 24, 2020

OzHarvest Port Macquarie has moved into its new home in the Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre and will now focus on growing their ‘yellow army’ of volunteers to tackle increased demand in the community. The Neighbourhood Centre, which has been receiving rescued food from OzHarvest since 2016, came to the rescue late last year by offering…

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Cooking Up Community Spirit

Posted by OZCOMMS on Feb 19, 2020

A stellar line up of Australia’s best culinary talent will join forces with 200 business leaders and corporate teams to cook up a gourmet feast at OzHarvest’s CEO CookOff™ on Monday 30th March. Sydney’s Carriageworks will be transformed into a giant pop-up restaurant as teams rally together to feed over a thousand people from vulnerable backgrounds…

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Koh Supports OzHarvest’s Food Crisis Relief

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jan 29, 2020

OzHarvest are excited to team up with eco-friendly company, Koh to support people in need. Koh recently donated $25,000 to OzHarvest’s Bushfire Appeal, which will help provide much needed relief to the growing number of people in crisis. Koh have also signed up as a team to participate in their first CEO Cookoff™ to raise…

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Cooking for the Cudgewa community

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jan 28, 2020

OzHarvest responded to a special request to cook for the town of Cudgewa in Victoria alongside acclaimed Aussie chef Clayton Donovan. Our wonderful chefs Mark Hamilton and Renzo Velarde shared their experience helping the local pub, Hotel Cudgewa, cook for a community devastated by bush fires. Mark Hamilton Arriving in Cudgewa, we were warmly welcomed…

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Faces of OzHarvest: Seagrass

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jan 28, 2020

The Seagrass Boutique Hospitality Group are long-time supporters of OzHarvest and veterans of the CEO Cookoff™. In the lead up to the 2020 event, we caught up with CEO and founder, Bradley Michael and Executive Chef at 6HEAD, Sean Hall, who will be leading Team Seagrass in the kitchen this year. . Why do you support…

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An Open Thank You Letter From Ronni

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 20, 2019

Dear OzHarvest supporters, Each and every one of you have contributed to OzHarvest since you began your journey with us in all the different roles that you play. I am so grateful for that. As we head off to spend time with your loved ones over the festive season – I wanted to take the…

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Faces Of OzHarvest: Sustainable Salons

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 20, 2019

Your organisation re-purposes and recycles salon products that would otherwise go to waste. What innovations have you put in place to do this? Sustainable Salons is the first comprehensive resource recovery program designed for the salon environment that rewards salons and gives back to the community. Founded by Paul Frasca and Ewelina Soroko in 2015,…

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Aussie Feeds Aussies

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 20, 2019

Our Awesome Partner Aussie, Australia’s leading mortgage broker, celebrated 21 years of feeding people in need this Christmas.   This year Aussie’s team members and mortgage brokers have been busy fundraising, running food drives to provide over 300 food hampers and donated 320 premium leg hams!  The generous donations will be distributed to charities across OzHarvest’s agency network and…

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