OzHarvest is a not-for-profit organisation that rescues excess food from restaurants, retailers, food outlets and corporate kitchens that would otherwise be discarded and delivers it to charities that feed the disadvantaged and homeless.
The work it does has a dual impact:
- By supplementing the nutritional wellbeing, dignity and health of at risk communities OzHarvest enables organisations to reduce their food budget and redirect their funding to education and rehabilitation.
- By ensuring that good food is being eaten rather than going to landfill OzHarvest is helping the environment by ensuring tons of carbon emissions do not pollute the atmosphere.
Oz Harvest relies completely on the donations and support of philanthropic businesses, the community and individuals to keep its operations running.
OzHarvest Fast Facts
- OzHarvest was founded in November 2004 by event’s organiser Ronni Kahn. It officially launched in WA in December 2014.
- Since 2004, OzHarvest has delivered more than 30 million meals.
- OzHarvest has diverted 10,000 tonnes of food from ending up in landfill.
- Every year a staggering $8-$10 billion dollars of food goes to waste or that equates to four million tonnes.
- For every $1 that is donated to OzHarvest, we can deliver the equivalent of two meals to people in need.
To Support or Contact OzHarvest WA
Call – (08) 6500 6450
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you want to be famous?
Local artist Jerome Davenport is looking for Beaufort Street locals to be models for the Faces of Beaufort Street mural on the fence of Barlee Street car park. Here is what it looks like so far –
When: 9:00am to 1:00pm, Saturday 21 March 2020
Where: 590 Beaufort Street, Mt Lawley, WA, 6050
Who: Organised by the City of Vincent (thanks guys!)
Bike Swap Meet 2015 > Saturday 21 March
Want to sell some of those pre-loved bike parts or keen to find that elusive shiny part for your steed?
Join us at Barlee Street Carpark, on the main strip of Beaufort St, in Mt Lawley.
The swap meet will run 10am – 1pm with sellers able to set up from 9am (stalls are a standard car bay size – 6 metres x 3 metres).
You can register your interest for a seller’s spot – it’s only $10 and that stall fee goes to the amazing Bikes for Humanity charity.
All stallholders welcome – you don’t have to be a Vincent resident.
Email the City of Vincent TravelSmart Officer – email@example.com – or call 9273 6000, or download a form here.
Thanks everyone > hope to see you there, please help us spread the word by sharing amongst your networks.
For info on the wide range of BIKE WEEK events happening in Western Australia, click on this link.