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Vital food relief for Aboriginal families

Vital food relief for Aboriginal families

Loaves and Fishes family food hampers are bringing huge relief to Aboriginal families doing it tough in the State’s south. “The hampers mean a family can afford to pay for power, buy their children a pair of shoes, purchase other necessities or generally stay on top...

Seeking food relief takes courage

Seeking food relief takes courage

"It takes a lot for people to walk through the door and seek assistance," says Kentish House coordinator, Cassandra Speed (pictured). The Loaves and Fishes food partner based in Sheffield said people only sought help when they were in real need. “Over time you get to...

Heaven’s Kitchen fears growing food need

Heaven’s Kitchen fears growing food need

Loaves and Fishes partner, Heaven’s Kitchen, has concerns about the impact on the most vulnerable when JobKeeper and JobSeeker are withdrawn or significantly reduced, potentially leaving many more people unemployed or sinking below the poverty line. Heaven’s Kitchen...

When only the best will do

When only the best will do

Renee de Bruyn wants customers of the Loaves and Fishes kitchen to feel “seen and loved”. “Just because it’s free doesn’t mean it has to be tasteless,” she said. “We never want recipients of our food to think they are charity cases who will just get whatever.” Renee...

Meet team member: Kym Roberts

Meet team member: Kym Roberts

Meet the Loaves & Fishes Tasmania team: Kym Roberts, Admin Officer. Kym comes to Loaves & Fishes Tasmania after volunteering with SecondBite in Hobart for three years. He has a background in both food distribution with a frozen food wholesaler and...

Fruit Flies Across the North West Coast

Fruit Flies Across the North West Coast

With new findings of fruit fly in the Devonport area, organisations like SecondBite have been severely limited in the fresh produce they have been able to collect from their generous donors, and in turn, what they are able to distribute to the agencies who...

Dishing Out Ready-To-Eat Meals

Dishing Out Ready-To-Eat Meals

Why are ready-to-eat meals so important to those in the community who do not have a regular place to live or are going through hard times? A box full of vegetables is food, but only if the person or family receiving it has the facilities to prepare it....

Devastating Fire At Allgoods Building

Devastating Fire At Allgoods Building

In a devastating fire in the early hours of Saturday morning, SecondBiteDevonport/ Loaves and Fishes Tasmania neighbour, Allgoods was totally destroyed. Due to the efforts of the Tasmania Fire Service and first responders, Tasmanian Police, the SecondBite...

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Loaves and Fishes family food hampers are bringing huge relief to Aboriginal families doing it tough in the State’s south.

“The hampers mean a family can afford to pay for power, buy their ... See more

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6 Small Changes That Can Help Reduce Food Waste in Your Home

https://www.news18.com/news/lifestyle/reduce-food-waste-tips-myupchar-2876343.html

A third of food is lost to waste each year. Here's a few simple ways to reduce household waste. #foodsecurity ... See more

The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations revealed in a report that food demand is likely to increase to 150-170% of the current demand by 2050.

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“It takes a lot for people to walk through the door and seek assistance,” says Kentish House coordinator, Cassandra Speed (pictured).
The Loaves and Fishes food partner based in Sheffield said ... See more

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