Food for Thought Report

Posted on August 9, 2021 in News

Read our latest Food for Thought report by clicking here.  The report offers an insight and exploration into the capacities and responses of the community and emergency food sector in the Geelong region. Special thanks to Dr Fiona McKay, School...

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Lockdown Emergency Assistance

Posted on May 28, 2021 in News

If  you or anyone you know requires emergency assistance during the Victorian Circuit Breaker Lockdown you can access assistance via the links below. For Emergency Food Relief across the Geelong region please click here For Emergency Assistance including housing, family...

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Survive & Thrive Grant Round NOW OPEN

Posted on March 27, 2021 in News

The Give Where You Live Foundation’s Survive & Thrive Grant Round is NOW OPEN This grant round seeks to increase support to reduce life inhibiting crisis, by supporting immediate basic needs and supporting the building of resilience and sense of...

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Emergency Food Assistance

Posted on December 21, 2020 in News

Accessing emergency food assistance If you or anyone you know requires food assistance, you can access the full list of services available by clicking the link below

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Thank You

Posted on October 31, 2020 in News

Thank You to everyone who donated to the 2020 Feed Geelong Appeal.  Together you have contributed over $27,600 which will directly assist in funding Feed Geelong grants that will assist those experiencing food insecurity across the wider Geelong community. You...

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Food Insecurity and the Covid-19 Crisis

Posted on October 27, 2020 in News

“A good community is a community that supports all of its members – whoever they might be – so that the most vulnerable members of our community are not forgotten.” Bill Mithen. CEO Give Where You Live Foundation. Covid-19 has...

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Food: connecting & changing lives

Posted on October 8, 2020 in News

Following a serious car accident, Maria found herself living in a wheelchair and having to build her resilience to cope with the loss she experienced and the impact upon her everyday life.  Maria found socialising and connecting with her community...

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Feed Geelong on Bay 93.9

Posted on October 4, 2020 in News

Tune in here to hear the Give Where You Live Foundation team talking on air with Bay 93.9 for the Feed Geelong Appeal Head of Impact: Kerry Farrance talks to Daryl Reader GM: Marketing & Fundraising Sheridan Salmon...

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Helping local people like Mark

Posted on September 29, 2020 in News

It’s estimated that approximately 2,000 meals a day are distributed by the Geelong Food Assistance Network, 365 days a year.  We know that current pandemic conditions have made this situation much, much worse; organisations assisting those in need have struggled...

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Brown Paper Bag Day 2020

Posted on September 29, 2020 in News

World Food Day (Friday 16 October), a global call for solidarity to help all populations, especially the most vulnerable, to help those in immediate need, and to make food systems more resilient and robust and deliver affordable and sustainable healthy...

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