OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it, direct and free of charge, to more than 800 charities providing much needed assistance to vulnerable men, women and children across Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Newcastle and Perth as well as regional areas through their REAP food rescue program.
With a purpose to Nourish Our Country, OzHarvest is a leader in addressing food security and education through their innovative nutrition education sustenance training program NEST, hospitality training program Nourish assisting vulnerable Australians and disadvantaged youth and through community engagement activities.
The innovative food rescue organisation tackles global food waste and is the official partner of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) Think.Eat.Save campaign and was awarded the 2013 United Nations’ World Environment Day Community Award.
Every $1 donated allows OzHarvest to deliver two meals and has s $5.68 Social Return on Investment Value.
Please find out more at www.ozharvest.org