Not-For-Profit organisation FairShare rescues food to fight hunger

Last Modified: Thu May 04 2017 06:17:36 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2 million
    Australians experience hunger each year.
  • 200 kg
    of food per person is wasted on an average, over the same period.
  • 1 in 6
    Aussies will experience at least one occasion of food insecurity every year.
  • 644,000
    people in Australia are receiving food aid each month – a third of them children.
  • 5,000
    free nutritious meals cooked for charity every day by FairShare.
  • 800
    regular volunteers cook these meals in Australia’s largest charity kitchen, based in Abbotsford.
  • 100
    + businesses provide FairShre with perfectly good food that would otherwise end up in landfill. These include Fonterra (dairy), Kinross Farms (eggs), Woolworths (meat), Boscastle (pastry) and Costa Farms (fresh vegetables).
  • 1,083,297
    meals cooked in 2016 to date.
  • 607 tonnes
    of food rescued from reaching landfill in 2016.
  • 419
    Victorian charities – such as soup vans, homeless shelters, food banks and school breakfast programs - were helped.