What do we do?

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

This year we have...

Rescued  586,000 kgs of food, and distributed food for over 1.17 million nutritious meals through over 106 agencies, community organisations and schools in Central Victoria

How can you help?

Volunteer
You can donate your surplus food
Make a cash donation

Are you interested in doing more?

You can assist us by volunteering or by making a donation of food or cash

Can you afford to give
$5 from your pay?

For $5, Bendigo Foodshare can provide food for 80 healthy meals to those doing it tough in Central Victoria.

Talk to your HR or payroll department to arrange to donate $5 from your pre-tax pay. All donations are tax-deductible.

Latest News

Tales from the shed.

Recently, Annie Young had the privilege of sharing time with the volunteers at Bendigo Foodshare and this was her experience.

Get to know our sponsor, The Bendigo Cleaning Company.

We sat down with Martin Leach from The Bendigo Cleaning Company to ask him why he supports Bendigo Foodshare and get to know a bit more about his award-winning cleaning business.

  • Emptying the bins isn't the most glamourous job but it has to be done. Luckily our friends at SUEZ Australia and New Zealand help us by providing their waste services free of charge. In-kind supporters and sponsors help us save money on operation costs, and direct more funds towards recovering surplus food and redistributing it…

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  • From Grow Cook Share Bendigo: The response to our story on 9 News Central Victoria has been amazing! The story has had over 6,500 views! Even more exciting are the donations that have started to arrive from the community. Shaelene Knight drove from her farm to Foodshare with her freshly picked bags of home grown…

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  • It’s here! Our new forklift from CLARK South Pacific was delivered this week by Tones Truckin Stories. Life in the shed is about to get just a little bit easier with this new machine, which was made possible by generous donations from the Estate of Peter Ryall, Y Service Club of Bendigo, Bendigo City Masonic…

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Our Supporters

MEALS FOR EVERY DOLLAR DONATED
AGENCIES SUPPLIED
SCHOOLS DISTRIBUTED TO