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OzHarvest Hospitality Heroes

Posted by ozadmin on Apr 30, 2020

Losing our Cooking for a Cause program in March was devastating as not only was this a valuable revenue stream for OzHarvest, but corporate teams would produce more than 70,000 cooked meals a year for our charity agencies. With food relief at an all-time high, the OzHarvest kitchens are in daily use and our team…

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Home School Made Fun With OzHarvest’s New FEAST Online Resources

Posted by OZCOMMS on Apr 21, 2020

OzHarvest has launched new online resources for their primary school program FEAST, making home learning about sustainability, food waste and healthy eating both fun and engaging. The curriculum-aligned education program aimed at year 5 and 6 students has now been adapted for online learning and even the whole family can get involved! Amelia Berner, OzHarvest’s…

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Food is Love

Posted by ozadmin on Apr 16, 2020

During these challenging and uncertain times, the need to rescue good food and make sure it gets to those who need it most is greater than ever. At OzHarvest we know our vital service provides so much more than just food, with it comes love, hope, comfort and community.  There is no doubt that the…

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Charities Urge Government To Support The Forgotten Sector

Posted by OZCOMMS on Mar 17, 2020

Leading food rescue organisation OzHarvest has joined forces with other charities including Foodbank, Youth off the Streets, Father Bob Maguire and the ASRC calling on the Government not to overlook the charity sector in their latest round of economic stimulus discussions – particularly ones that are at risk of collapsing under the pressures of the…

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Postponement Of OzHarvest’s CEO CookOff Event

Posted by OZCOMMS on Mar 13, 2020

OzHarvest has today announced the postponement of its flagship fundraising event the CEO CookOff, due to take place at Sydney’s Carriageworks on Monday 30 March.  In the wake of the ongoing public health threat from the Coronavirus, the event will be postponed until later in the year. OzHarvest Founder and CEO, Ronni Kahn AO said…

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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 Macquarie

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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