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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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10 Easy Tips for a Sustainable Christmas

Posted by OZCOMMS on Dec 19, 2019

Food waste in our homes is a major problem throughout the year, and over the Christmas holidays we waste more than ever. In fact, household waste skyrockets by 30% and we spend over $550 million on food alone! The holiday season is a time when sharing food is a way of showing love and celebrating…

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Help Feed Aussies in Need This Christmas

Posted by OZCOMMS on Nov 20, 2019

Around five million Australians, are experiencing food insecurity, with demand for food relief services increasing by more than 20% across the country in the last year. In response to this growing demand, Woolworths customers are being encouraged to purchase a 50 cent meal token during the Woolworths OzHarvest Christmas Appeal, to help OzHarvest feed an…

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OzHarvest and Weber Team Up For Sausage Sizzle

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 30, 2019

Weber, the iconic barbeque brand loved by Aussies, is joining forces with leading food rescue organisation OzHarvest to recreate an Australian icon, the famous sausage sizzle. Together they are inviting Aussies across the nation to join them in-store on Saturday the 9th of November to experience the new gourmet sausage sizzle and raise funds for…

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Faces of OzHarvest: Adam McCurdie

Posted by OZCOMMS on Oct 25, 2019

You’re one of the founders of Humanitix a not-for-profit ticketing platform that supports education projects. Tell us about your why you decided to start up Humanitix and what you hope to achieve? I was an engineer who’d seen the power of education to transform communities while working in Tanzania. My co-founder, Josh Ross, was a hedge fund analyst who’d…

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OzHarvest’s Dollar Diner Program

Posted by OZCOMMS on Sep 25, 2019

Add extra purpose to your next lunch or dinner with OzHarvest’s Dollar Diner program. This is a simple concept where restaurants, cafes and hotels can help OzHarvest deliver meals to Australians in need just by adding a $1 donation to each bill. Easy! It’s completely optional and customers can choose to increase the amount or…

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