Foodbank Victoria launches ‘Warm Up Winter’ campaign
June 17, 2013

Foodbank Victoria has launched a ‘Warm Up Winter’ campaign aiming to raise $100,000 for the 500,000 Victorians struggling to meet the cost of living. Foodbank Victoria, the state’s oldest and largest food relief agency, estimates that 1,725,000 meals will be required to feed Victorians doing it tough this winter. “Sadly our business is booming as need for food relief has increased by 27 per cent each year for the past six years,” said David McNamara, Foodbank Victoria CEO. “In this current... ...Read more »

Top MasterChef to cook Foodbank donated food in Festival’s can drive
February 10, 2012

The 2011 winner of top-ranking TV show Masterchef Australia, Adam Liaw will walk the warehouse floor of Foodbank Victoria to select and use canned foods donated to Foodbank to create a live cooking experience. As previously reported by Australian Food News, Foodbank Victoria is running in conjunction with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival on 3-4 March an innovative food donation activity, where families and friends have been invited to donate cans to “a Map of Victoria’s hunger”. A week... ...Read more »

Foodbank to launch “Map of Victoria’s hunger” can drive
February 8, 2012

Foodbank Victoria is to launch an innovative food donation activity in conjunction with the upcoming Melbourne Food and Wine Festival at the beginning of March. The activity encourages donations of food cans by members of the public to Foodbank for the hungry and impoverished in Victoria. How and where the activity takes place An outlined map of Victoria will be painted on the grass from the parkland between King Street and Clarendon Street, over the river from the Crown Casino. The map will show... ...Read more »