In the course of a year, SecondBite is able to provide over 20 million meals to people doing it tough across Australia. What you may not know is that SecondBite uses two primary models for rescuing fresh food and redistributing it to community food programs that help people in need.
For 22 years, St Mary’s in Busselton, WA has been hosting Cliff’s Kitchen. Originally a soup kitchen service, Cliff’s Kitchen has evolved over the years to become a free, two-course community lunch for people in the local area. All are welcome, with around 80 to 100 people coming along each
The Anglican Church in Wonthaggi, located on the Bass Coast of Victoria, is part of SecondBite’s Community Connect™ program. Through Community Connect, SecondBite identifies local suppliers of nutritious, surplus fresh produce that might otherwise go to waste, and enables its distribution to community food programs by connecting agencies
‘SecondBite in Schools’ is a unique approach to food rescue and redistribution. It works like this: we deliver fresh, rescued produce to a participating school; students learn how to prepare nutritious meals, which are then packaged, frozen and returned to SecondBite as emergency food relief for people in need.
SecondBite works with organisations across Australia to get food to the people who need it most. Our partners provide community-focused programs that aim to give people doing it tough the support that is right for them.
Fresh food from SecondBite helps Father Bob’s provide ‘food, friendship and hope to the