Community partners

 

SecondBite provides the rescued food completely free of charge to charities and community groups that run food programs helping to feed hungry Aussies. Over 1,300 charities around Australia rely on SecondBite to provide free food for their programs.

Food donations through SecondBite are used in activities such as:

  • Food hampers and food relief package
  • Pantry style services – where people can get pantry food items
  • Onsite community meals
  • Soup vans
  • Ready-to-eat take home meals
  • Fruit in school programs
  • Food vouchers, and
  • Other food provisions to people experiencing food insecurity.

 

Our partner agencies are doing significant work in helping people who are experiencing food insecurity in their local communities and creating a safe space for the to find support.

How SecondBite helps charities to feed people in need

CARAD volunteers Ian and Montgomery unpacking a SecondBite delivery.
Photo credit: Craig Kinder

“SecondBite plays a critical part of CARAD’s food relief work. More than 500 kgs of fresh produce each week helps us provide much needed food to over 100 people seeking asylum in our community”

Esther Deng, Client Services Manager, Centre for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Detainees (CARAD) in Western Australia.

 

 

“The value of SecondBite to our is almost indescribable. It has helped us provide relief to hundreds of individuals and families that otherwise may have gone hungry. We are immensely grateful to SecondBite and our local Coles store to enable us to support the local Aboriginal community with fresh fruit, vegetables and bread.

Monica Doherty, Nutrition and Public Health Adviser at Mallee District Aboriginal Service in Mildura, Victoria.

 

 

SecondBite is the key supplier for our school food relief programs. Weekly collections are made at the Penrith warehouse, and the great team there constantly support us and work together with us to ensure we are able to provide a really well-rounded food and support program to our partner schools.

Sadini Handunnetti, Centre Manager at AIME Mentoring, New South Wales.