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Meals for Mates delivers 1 million meals

Meals for Mates has delivered a milestone 1 million meals to help tackle the hidden and growing hunger crisis in rural communities. Aussie Farmers Foundation joined forces with Foodbank Australia - Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation - to create the Meals for Mates program last year to get meals to people in need in rural [...]

Healthy Kids Bus Stop reaches 200 country kids

Over 200 country kids in rural NSW have received essential health checks with the Healthy Kids Bus Stop, funded by an Aussie Farmers Foundation grant. The Healthy Kids Bus Stop was the winner of the first $50,000 Rural Hero grant, thanks to a public vote last year. The $50,000 grant enabled Royal Far West to [...]

April 11th, 2017|2016 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

Australia votes for Healthy Kids Bus Stop – 2016 Rural Hero Grant

The votes are in! After a three week online campaign that saw almost 9,000 people cast their votes for their favourite Rural Hero, the “Healthy Kids Bus Stop” has been awarded the inaugural Aussie Farmers Foundation $50,000 Rural Hero Grant. Four projects had been shortlisted for the Rural Hero Grant. Each of the four produced [...]

August 2nd, 2016|2015 Grants, 2016 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

2016 Grassroots Grants Announced

Aussie Farmers Foundation is proud to announce they will be funding these amazing projects as part of the 2016 granting program: FORKS – Food Origin Raising Knowledge in Schools (Western Australia) The WA Centre for Rural Health will partner with local schools to teach kids the importance of healthy eating and give them an appreciation of [...]

August 2nd, 2016|2016 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

Meals for Mates – Our Partnership with Foodbank

The Aussie Farmers Foundation and Foodbank have joined forces to fight the battle against hunger in rural and regional Australia.  The new ‘Meals for Mates’ program will see the Aussie Farmers Foundation help Foodbank provide more than a million meals over the next 12 months for rural Australians in need. Julia Hunter, Executive Officer of [...]

June 8th, 2016|2015 Grants, 2016 Grants, Grants|0 Comments