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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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New OzHarvest Trucks Percy and WOW Deliver Over Half A Million Meals

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 26, 2018

You may have noticed a few more splashes of yellow in the Brisbane community, as OzHarvest recently welcomed two brand new vehicles – Percy and WOW – all thanks to national food rescue partner, Woolworths and the amazing fundraising from their customers at Christmas last year. The addition of two new Isuzu refrigerated trucks boosts…

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OzHarvest Newcastle Delivers Over Five Million Meals

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 25, 2018

The fight against food waste has reached a major milestone as OzHarvest Newcastle delivered the equivalent of over five million meals to Hunter residents, using over 1.7 million kilograms of rescued food. Chris Rowntree, OzHarvest Newcastle City Manager, explained how this staggering amount was delivered in eight years, thanks to the tremendous support from food…

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200,000 Meals Thanks to Compass Group

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 25, 2018

Thanks to our awesome partner, Compass Group Australia, for their amazing donation of $100,000 from fundraising and food donations. This will help provide 200,000 meals to people in need. We are proud to welcome Compass Group, Australia’s leading food services provider to the OzHarvest Family as the first major National Food Service Partner. And we…

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OzHarvest Cairns Reach Half A Million Meal Milestone

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 30, 2018

The fight against food waste has reached a major milestone this week as OzHarvest Cairns delivers 500,000 meals in Far North Queensland. Since launching locally in 2014, the for-impact organisation has rescued enough food to provide three square meals a day to the entire population of Cairns! OzHarvest Cairns’ food rescue operations have grown rapidly…

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Woolies lend us magic Megan for the OzHarvest Market

Posted by OZCOMMS on Aug 30, 2018

For the last three months, the amazing Megan Jordan has brought her own brand of magic to the OzHarvest Market in Kensington. Thanks to our National Food Rescue Partner, Woolworths, Megan has been seconded from her regular job as Assistant Manager at Woolworths, Wolli Creek to bring her unique insights and management skills to Australia’s…

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