2016 Grant Recipients

Posted on October 28, 2016 in Grant Recipients

        We are thrilled to announce our 2016 Feed Geelong Grant Recipients. Every year, funds raised during the Feed Geelong Appeal are granted to organisations providing emergency food assistance. Such grants help organisations improve food supply and access...

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Supporting a Good Start to School

Posted on October 26, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations the Australian Red Cross was able to ensure children were able to start the day right, with a healthy free breakfast. The Red Cross currently currently provides over 7,000 meals per year to vulnerable children...

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Improved Storage Leads to More and Better Food

Posted on October 19, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations Samaritan House Geelong was able to provide more and better quality food to its clients. Samaritan House Geelong provides homeless men with a chance to regroup and find accommodation. Evening meals of donated food...

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Improved Access to Fruit and Vegetables

Posted on October 19, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations UnitingCare Geelong was able to improve access to fruit and vegetables for its clients at its Grovedale site. UnitingCare Geelong provides Emergency Relief food and clothing, Bill Assist, Homeless support, Education support, and a...

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Feed Geelong newsletter – edition 2

Posted on October 12, 2016 in News

Access to healthy, fresh, nutritious and culturally appropriate food is a basic human right. For those in our community living in poverty (or close to it), hunger is a stark reality with serious implications for many people. The Feed Geelong...

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Increasing the Quality and Volume of Fresh Food

Posted on October 11, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations, Geelong Food Relief Centre was able to improve the quality and quantity of fresh food available to those in need of food assistance. The Geelong Food Relief Centre operates two mini-marts which distribute food...

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Supporting Those Most Vulnerable with Food

Posted on October 11, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations Barwon Child, Youth & Family was able to provide food assistance to some of those most vulnerable in our community, including young people ages 12-25 who were at risk of experiencing homelessness. Barwon Child...

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Feed Geelong newsletter – edition 1

Posted on October 4, 2016 in News

The 2016 Feed Geelong Appeal has officially kicked off. For the month of October, we’re raising valuable funds to assist Geelong’s emergency food relief system as well as drawing attention to the crisis on our doorstop. Please click here to...

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Ensuring Surplus Fresh Food Isn’t Wasted

Posted on October 3, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations SecondBite made sure that high quality surplus fresh food was not wasted. A critical element of their ability to rescue and distribute this surplus fresh food is their two Geelong Vans. These vans both...

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Improving Food Assistance through Volunteer Capacity

Posted on October 3, 2016 in News

Through your 2015 Feed Geelong donations, Volunteering Geelong in conjuction with the Geelong Food Relief Centre helped improve the capabilities and capacity of volunteers in the food assistance system. As highlighted in Food for Thought (2014) the system is highly...

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