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What do we do?

We collect food from supermarkets that would otherwise go to waste and distribute it through charities, community organisations and schools throughout Central Victoria

This year we have...

Rescued  636,000 kgs of food and distributed food for over 1.27 million nutritious meals through 90 charities, community groups and schools in Central Victoria

How can you help?

Volunteer
Donate your surplus food
Make a tax deductible donation

Do you need food relief?

Anyone can find themselves facing times of hardship through no fault of their own. Find your nearest food and support service.

Latest News

Specimen Hill Primary trials food pantry

SPECIMEN Hill Primary School is trialling a food pantry for the school community in an effort to tackle food insecurity. With the help of Bendigo Foodshare, the school is making…

Birthday Donations on Facebook!

Did you know you can create a Birthday Facebook Fundraiser for Bendigo Foodshare? Setting up a Facebook fundraiser is as easy as selecting Bendigo Foodshare from a drop down list…

How to watch out for fruit fly

The wet summer has led to a bad season for fruit fly in Bendigo and surrounds. Queensland fruit fly (QFF) has been found in Harcourt, Harcourt North, Castlemaine and Campbells…

YouFoods taking on youth food issues in 2021

Did you know that 71% of local young people who completed our youth poverty survey last year have experienced food insecurity in the last two years? And that despite that…

Congratulations Citizen of the Year, Cathie Steele!

Congratulations to the City of Greater Bendigo 2021 Citizen of the Year: Bendigo Foodshare’s own Cathie Steele!

Exciting News for Bendigo Foodshare!

The Labor Government has announced that they are investing $3.5 million to build regional food hubs to increase the capacity of food relief storage and distribution services in regional Victoria….

Are you interested in doing more?

You can assist us by volunteering or by making a donation of food or cash
PEOPLE IN THE BENDIGO REGION LIVING IN POVERTY
CHARITIES, COMMUNITY GROUPS & SCHOOLS SUPPLIED WITH FOOD
PEOPLE RECEIVE FOOD FROM OUR PARTNERS EACH WEEK