Welfare Assistance & Support Services
Sustainable Food Rescue
We rescue excess food from licensed food businesses and retail outlets. Food rescued by [email protected] is utilised in our Community Pantries and also provided to a broad range of other agencies including domestic violence refuges, disability support services, homeless shelters, youth drop-in centres, mental health support groups, agencies supporting people with drug, alcohol or gambling problems, refugee programs, school breakfast programs, and other programs assisting those who have financial difficulties.
[email protected]’s food programs receive no ongoing ACT or Australian Government funding and relies on strong corporate and community support through sponsorships, philanthropic grants, fundraising and donations.
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access Wheelchair Access
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Age Ranges All ages
Registered charities can access food. No delivieries to private homes or individuals. Individuals may access the Community Pantry on site at Tuggeranong or Gungahlin Community Centres.
Food Rescue, Free Meal
[email protected] has a long history in the Canberra region, working to build resilient, sustainable and socially inclusive communities. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people in our community in life changing ways, and as Canberra’s largest not-for-profit community organisation, we are responsive to the needs of the community, delivering high quality services that support positive educational outcomes, assists in alleviating hardship, enhances the quality of life and leads to positive social change.Visit [email protected] website