FOODBANK THE LARGEST FOOD RELIEF ORGANISATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. FOODBANK’S MISSION IS TO END HUNGER.
Foodbank SA provide food relief to over 117,000 struggling South Australians every month. One third of those are children. Foodbank SA sourcesfood from wholesalers, manufacturers, supermarkets and growers, saving more than 2 million kilograms of food from landfill each year. In the last 12 months, they have sourced enough food to put more than 5 million meals on the table of those doing it tough in this state.
In South Australia, Foodbank is the pantry for the charity sector, providing more than 70% of the food relief requirements. Foodbank work with more than 586 charity organisations and support more than 400 school programs to distribute food relief across the state. They do this through warehouses in Edwardstown, Whyalla, Berri, Mount Gambier and our operations in the SA Produce Market. Foodbank SA also distributes food direct to those in need through our Foodbank Food Hubs operating in Edwardstown, Bowden, Christies Beach, Elizabeth, Mount Gambier and support community food hubs in Port Pirie and Adelaide.