Connect and the Food Pantry

By 13/07/2020 July 28th, 2020 No Comments

Connect: Inner West continues to partner with the Addi Road Food Pantry, getting basic staples to those who need it most. Our continued assistance enables the Food Pantry to increase its outreach to meet growing demand beyond their current capacity to deliver.

The Addison Road Food Pantry is a food rescue grocery shop that rescues nearly two tonnes of fruit, vegetables, bread and other quality food each week from being thrown into landfill and passes it on at highly affordable rates to the community.

During the Covid19 pandemic, the Food Pantry has been ramping up their operations and putting together emergency Covid relief boxes for community organisations, helping those who may not be able to readily access or afford supplies.

Presently, Connect is facilitating the additional transportation of 100+ boxes of food each week on behalf of the Food Pantry, to the Jesuit Refugee Centre in Westmead, an amazing organisation which serves and advocates for refugees and people seeking asylum and other forcibly displaced people within Australia.

We also make a delivery each week to the Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre for their Pop Up Pantry.

Pictured L-R: Carolina Gottardo – Director, Jesuit Refugee Service; Rosanna Barbero – CEO, Addi Road; Bernie Wheatley, CBAA

Connect Clients

For our own clients who are finding it difficult to get to the shops and are effected by the health guidelines in place we can help with supplies from The Addison Road Food Pantry.

We can arrange for hampers to be delivered direct to your door by our staff.   They will provide you with staple items such as milk, fruit & veg and a variety of other supplies for $10. (Note this cost can be waived if you are experiencing financial hardship.)

If you would like to take advantage of this wonderful offer, please contact us on 9558 6800 and speak to our friendly staff for assistance.

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