Get to Know Our Partners: Foodbank SA

In today’s world, partnerships are essential for driving positive change and making a tangible impact in our communities. One of the organizations we are incredibly proud to partner with is Foodbank SA. This remarkable organization is dedicated to fighting hunger and ensuring that no one in South Australia goes without a meal. Let’s take a closer look at the vital work Foodbank SA is doing and why our partnership with them is so important.

About Foodbank SA

Foodbank SA is the largest hunger relief organization in South Australia, providing food and grocery items to individuals and families in need. Their mission is simple yet profound: to end hunger. They achieve this by rescuing surplus food from the food industry and redistributing it to a network of charities and schools that support vulnerable people.

How Foodbank SA Operates

  1. Food Rescue and DonationsFoodbank SA rescues food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets, wholesalers, farmers, and manufacturers. This includes surplus stock, products with minor packaging errors, and items nearing their best-before dates but still perfectly safe to consume. Additionally, they receive donations from food drives and individual contributions.
  2. Warehousing and DistributionOnce collected, the food is sorted and stored in their warehouses. From there, it is distributed to a network of more than 600 charity partners and 500 school programs across South Australia. These partners include shelters, community kitchens, food pantries, and other organizations that provide meals to those in need.
  3. Programs and InitiativesFoodbank SA runs several programs to address hunger more effectively:
    • Food Hubs: These are supermarket-style food relief outlets where individuals can choose their food with dignity.
    • School Breakfast Programs: Ensuring children start their day with a nutritious meal, enhancing their ability to learn and thrive.
    • Mobile Food Hubs: Bringing food relief to remote and regional areas, making sure that geographical location is not a barrier to accessing food.

The Impact of Foodbank SA

The impact of Foodbank SA’s work is immense. Every month, they provide food relief to over 126,000 South Australians, including children, the elderly, and those facing financial hardship. In the last year alone, they distributed over 5 million meals, highlighting the scale and importance of their operations.

Why Our Partnership Matters

Partnering with Foodbank SA aligns with our commitment to supporting our community and addressing pressing social issues. By working together, we can amplify our impact and reach more people in need. Our contributions help ensure that Foodbank SA can continue their crucial work, providing not just food, but hope and stability to those struggling with food insecurity.


Foodbank SA is a beacon of hope for many South Australians, and we are honored to be their partner in the fight against hunger. Together, we can create a hunger-free future and ensure that no one in our community goes without a meal. Join us in supporting Foodbank SA and making a meaningful impact in the lives of countless individuals and families.