Domestic abuse survivor sets up community pantry to help feed needy families

Last Modified: Fri Apr 07 2017 11:45:40 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 20,000
    Number of people in and around the town of Tahmoor in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia are on some sort of welfare.
  • Mar 2017
    Official launch of Our Community Pantry, founded by Paula Zrilic. She established the pantry as a result of her own experience with food insecurity, after she and her three daughters escaped their abusive household.
  • 128,000
    meals over the past 12 months provided to individuals and families who are experiencing crisis or financial hardship in the region. Foodbank NSW & ACT is the primary provider of food to the pantry.