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Our Impact during Covid-19

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 29, 2020

Since the beginning of March and in response to the dramatic rise in demand for food relief, OzHarvest offices and chapters have rallied their teams across the country. Initially by prioritising and increasing food rescue, closely followed by creating new and innovative ways to get food to those who need it most. In this time,…

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OXO joins as new Awesome Partner

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 29, 2020

We are excited to share the news that OXO is now an Awesome Partner of OzHarvest through their 1% for the Planet membership. For the last 30 years, OXO has strived to make every day better in the home, with durable, thoughtfully-designed products that help with everything from cooking and baking, to coffee brewing and…

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Do Good Labs feeding the hungry through Covid

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 29, 2020

Do Good Labs, a family-owned Aussie snack business is giving back in a big way, signing a deal to supply its much-loved premium mixes to Woolworths nationally. Every snack sale will help OzHarvest deliver a meal to Aussies in need. During Covid Do Good Labs have donated 100,000 meals with a goal of reaching 500,000…

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OzHarvest Port Macquarie gets new yellow van!

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 20, 2020

You may have noticed a bright splash of yellow driving around the Port Macquarie community as OzHarvest recently welcomed a brand-new food rescue vehicle. Thanks to a generous donation from Sovereign Hills, Lewis Land Group’s Port Macquarie master planned community, the new vehicle will allow OzHarvest Port Macquarie to help even more people in need in…

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Our Changing Relationship With Food

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 28, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives, including our relationship with food. Spending more time at home has seen an influx of bread baking, veggie patches coming to life and the sharing of many meals around the dining room table. Our relationship with food is changing – and for the better.   More Australians…

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Faces of OzHarvest: Bayarmaa Amgalan

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 25, 2020

During these difficult times, we have seen so many wonderful examples of true kindness and the giving spirit of the community. People are donating their money and time more than ever to give back and support those in need. One of our favourite examples is Bayarmaa – an international student from Mongolia studying in Australia.…

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Local Heroes Nourishing Regional Australia

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 23, 2020

Over the past decade, our incredible volunteers around the country have established eight regional chapters – rescuing and delivering food locally! Volunteering countless hours, spreading joy and love, and rescuing and delivering delicious, quality food, these amazing teams have provided much needed support to regional communities. In this time, their combined efforts have delivered an…

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Support OzHarvest by recycling your used bottles and cans!

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 03, 2020

OzHarvest is one of the lucky charity partners in a new recycling campaign ‘Bottles Can Change Lives’ at any TOMRA Reverse Vending Machines in NSW, QLD and NT. When recycling bottles or cans at any participating Return and Earn (NSW) Containers for Change (QLD) or Container Deposit collection point (NT), people have the option of…

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OzHarvest Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 26, 2020

OzHarvest has appointed three new members to the board of directors. Yasmin Poole, Guy Brent and Andrew Baxter joined the organisation in August to help navigate the new level of demand of food relief and ensure a robust future. Chairman, Lawrence Goldstone welcomed the new directors, explaining it was a crucial time as OzHarvest adapts…

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International Recognition for NEST Program

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 21, 2020

Leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest has received international recognition for its nutrition education program NEST by the peer-reviewed journal Nutrients MDPI.  Following a successful review and redesign of NEST (Nutrition Education and Skills Training), the program has been formally recognised as a sound evidence based public health nutrition program that can help to promote food…

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