Volonteers sort out free groceries for people in need at Transit, a charity that helps to feed people in the Narre Warren area. Wednesday, April 15.2015. Picture: David Crosling

Transit Food Support collecting more food thanks to new van

A grant of $15,000 from the Feed Melbourne Appeal has allowed Transit Food Support to buy a secondhand van to help with their food collections and deliveries.

Combined church charity 4Cs Cardinia has recieved $15,000 for its food hampers as part of the Feed Melbourne campaign. Volunteers Nyawarga Omot, Cheryl Daly and Jane Foenander in the prep room. Picture: Chris Eastman

Cardinia Combined Churches Caring receives $15,000 grant

Cardinia Combined Churches Caring received a $15,000 grant from the Feed Melbourne Appeal to help provide nutritious food to people in need.

Kim Koschade thanks the Salt Foundation for helping her at a time of need. She was at Alice House in West Heidelberg  to promote the Feed Melbourne Appeal. 

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Community food programs improve social isolation

Community food programs across the country are helping people in more ways than one.

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Banyule charity gets a $10,000 ‘leg-up’ from Feed Melbourne

A BANYULE-based grassroots community group has been given $10,000 to help give struggling Heidelberg West families a ‘leg-up’.

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Wesley welcomes $5,000 Feed Melbourne grant

EVERY week at Wesley Mission Victoria’s Ringwood emergency relief centre, about 150 singles, couples and families will access emergency food supplies.

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FareShare Cooks One Million Meals with Feed Melbourne Appeal’s Support

Last year, the Feed Melbourne Appeal provided another vital boost with a grant of $160,000. This helped FareShare cook more than one million meals.