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

  • Bendigo Foodshare could not exist without its really committed volunteers with their vast range of talents and roles. Some are up really early to transport food over long distances in the vans while others do the vital work behind the scenes: organising, liaising, administration, fundraising, promoting Foodshare and serving on the Board doing those things…

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  • This is a very special THANK YOU! to the 163 UFS Pharmacy members who nominated Bendigo Foodshare as their preferred charity at their local UFS pharmacy. You have provided $1,509.90 over the past year that has enabled us to provide the food for an amazing additional 24,160 meals! Many thanks also to the staff in…

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  • It is with great delight that we would like to announce the winners of the Bendigo Foodshare's Million Meals in May raffle! First Prize: A bar fridge donated by Reillys Home Appliances: Amy Brown Second Prize: A $75.00 carpet cleaning voucher from The Bendigo Cleaning Company plus a gift basket donated by UFS Pharmacies: Nicole…

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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