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

Buy a cookbook for $20 to help us reach our Million Meals in May campaign of $67,000 and achieve 1,000,000 meals.

You can purchase the cookbook from the following places:

  • Purchase a cookbook here!
  • City of Greater Bendigo council offices (195-229 Lyttleton Terrace), CASH ONLY
  • Bendigo Bank Central Office (12 Bath Lane)
  • Bendigo Foodshare, 2/43a Havilah Rd, Long Gully, CASH ONLY
  • One of our many supporters around Bendigo, CASH ONLY

Are you interested in doing more?

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

Latest News

  • A HUGE THANKS to The Outdoor Education Group. Dropping off surplus supplies from the camps. These supplies are greatly appreciated by the children and families we provide food to. Waste not want not! www.oeg.edu.au

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  • It's on again. Tin rattling at the fountain on Friday 25th May - 9am to 3pm. Come and say hello during your lunch break or morning tea and drop some coins in our tins. Help us reach our goal! ONE MILLION MEALS IN MAY!

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  • Ok the fundraising goal for Million Meals in May 2018. The current total is...... Thank you tho those that have already contributed either via a donation or by purchasing one of our awesome cookbooks.

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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.

Our Supporters

MEALS FOR EVERY DOLLAR DONATED
AGENCIES SUPPLIED
SCHOOLS DISTRIBUTED TO