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Want Colin Fassnidge to Cook In Your Home?

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jan 11, 2019

Australia’s adopted Irish chef, Colin Fassnidge famous for his stints as a judge on My Kitchen Rules and nose-to-tail cooking philosophy, has long been a supporter of the OzHarvest CEO CookOff™. Fassnidge has participated in the event since 2014 cooking for some of Australia’s most vulnerable people and seeing the magic of the CEO CookOff™ year after year.…

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Woolworths raises over $1.2 million for OzHarvest Christmas Appeal

Posted by OZCOMMS on Jan 10, 2019

Thanks to the support of Woolworths customers across Australia, the Woolworths OzHarvest Christmas Appeal has raised enough funds to deliver more than 2,400,000 meals to those that need it most. Hundreds of thousands of customers supported the Appeal by purchasing 50 cent meal tokens or Woolworths ‘Santa Cookies’, where 50 cents goes directly to OzHarvest.…

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New OzHarvest Trucks In Canberra and Wollongong

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 20, 2018

OzHarvest has welcomed two new trucks to the New South Wales fleet, which now has more capacity than ever to hold and deliver food to people in need. The new trucks are just two of six vehicles funded by our national food rescue partner Woolworths and were made possible thanks to Woolworths’ 2017 Christmas appeal and…

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Fight Food Waste at Christmas Time

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 17, 2018

Food waste is a major problem, but especially at Christmas, a time of abundance when we tend to overdo it! Christmas is a time when sharing food is a way of showing love – but no one wants to see beautiful food end up in the bin. Eight ways to fight food waste at Christmas…

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Aussie Celebrates 20 Years Of Feeding Those In Need At Christmas

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 17, 2018

OzHarvest awesome partner, Aussie Home Loans, is celebrating 20 years of feeding people in need at Christmas. This year Aussie’s team members and mortgage brokers prepared over 200 food hampers, donated money and provided almost 400 premium leg hams to OzHarvest charities, providing over 5,500 meals. In addition, for the third year running, James Symond,…

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OzHarvest Sapphire Coast Food Shelves a Success

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 13, 2018

Thanks to the Wallaga Lake-Bermagui Men’s Shed, OzHarvest food deliveries to local preschools, schools and community centres have been made much easier by the installation of shelving units to display produce. Locals at the Men’s Shed assembled and painted the shelves OzHarvest yellow, which are now being installed throughout the community.  The new shelving units…

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Shopping at Woolies can help feed people in need this Christmas

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 12, 2018

This Christmas, we’re working with our National Food Rescue Partner Woolworths to raise a massive $1.5 million! Thanks to their incredible in-store fundraising campaign, we hope to deliver three million meals to feed Aussies in need. OzHarvest Founder and CEO Ronni Kahn said; “This time of year is usually a cause for celebration and great…

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New OzHarvest Van Hits Coffs Harbour Streets

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 12, 2018

A shiny new yellow van hit the streets of Coffs Harbour earlier this month. Thanks to funding from the Environmental Trust as part of the NSW EPA’s Waste Less, Recycle More initiative, funded from the waste levy, the new van will be out and about rescuing food from local food donors, including five local Woolworths…

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Icon Water and OzHarvest toast a new partnership on World Food Day

Posted by OzHarvest ACT on Oct 29, 2018

Icon Water and OzHarvest Canberra have marked World Food Day by signing a new three year partnership. “As the Capital Region’s water utility and part of the community for over 100 years, Icon Water is pleased to be supporting OzHarvest in their drive to feed those in need,” said Icon Water Managing Director, John Knox. “Not only is…

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OzHarvest A Finalist In Google Impact Challenge

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 17, 2018

OzHarvest is appealing to Aussies to help get a new technology solution off the ground that will tackle the hunger crisis in remote and regional communities. In a bid to secure a $1million grant as part of the Google Impact Challenge 2018, OzHarvest has been selected as one of 10 finalists and is asking the…

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