Who We Are
Leader Community News
Leader is Melbourne’s largest and most influential community newspaper publisher. Delivered to more than 1 million homes and businesses each week, Leader’s 26 newspapers remain an integral feature of suburban Melbourne providing the most comprehensive coverage of local news and a great venue for advertisers large and small. Leader also provides local news and advertising on digital platforms, resulting in a combined print and digital monthly audience of more than 2.1 million readers. The Leader brand represents one of the most respected and most recognisable faces of suburban Melbourne. As part of the national network of News Corp community newspapers and websites and with a dedicated local editorial team for every newspaper, Leader has the experience and resources to create exceptional products for readers and advertisers. Visit leadernews.com.au
FareShare rescues surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and cooks more than one million free, nutritious meals a year in Australia’s largest charity kitchen. Our wholesome meals are distributed to more than 400 charities including soup kitchens, homeless shelters, crisis centres and community food banks. We also redistribute large quantities of uncooked food collected from supermarkets, wholesalers and farmers directly to Victorian charities.
FareShare is funded by philanthropic foundations, businesses and the community. Some 800 regular volunteers assist our five chefs cook meals six days a week. Another 6,000 corporate and school volunteers lend their support each year too! It costs FareShare about 75 cents to rescue enough food to cook a meal and distribute it to a charity. To learn more, donate or volunteer visit www.fareshare.net.au
Newman’s Own Foundation
Newman’s Own Foundation was established by the late Hollywood legend and humanitarian Paul Newman to continue his philanthropic legacy by ensuring that all the profits and royalties from the sale of Paul Newman’s Own and Newman’s Own fine food products are used to support charitable organisations.
As Nutrition is one of our global funding focus areas, with the emphasis on fresh food access and education, Newman’s Own Foundation is proud to be a major supporter of the Feed Melbourne Appeal. Paul Newman’s legacy has resulted in more than $475 million (USD) being donated to thousands of charities worldwide since 1982. To learn more about the Newman’s Own Foundation please visit www.newmansownfoundation.org or www.paulnewmansown.com.au