This year’s Annual Golf Day 2017 was surely one for the ages, with everyone grateful to be back on familiar soil thanks to our Platinum Sponsor Springfield Land Corporation for Brookwater Golf and Country Club.
Here at Foodbank we could not be more proud of our friend Michael Powell for accomplishing what most dare not. His determination is a testament to us all, having completed his crossing in just 15hrs and 25mins.
Sadly, Foodbank said good-bye to Warehouse Manager, Kev Walkden this July. Not often do you hear of employees as loyal as Kev: Kev has been with Foodbank since 2000 when the warehouse first opened it’s operations here in Morningside! In a former life Kev enjoyed a long career as a trades person so it seemed […]
In May, Foodbank Queensland acquired a new member of staff: our first-ever Chief Executive Officer, Michael Rose. Michael comes to Foodbank Queensland with a background in general and financial management with vast experience in large-scale transformation projects, overseeing company mergers and re-structures. The move to Foodbank Queensland is his first role in the not-for-profit sector and with his extensive […]
Co-ordinator, Tony Cotroneo (black t-shirt) with volunteers who packed 2016’s Christmas hampers Servicing those struggling on the Bay Islands for the past 22 years, Bay Islands Community Services Inc (BICSI) is situated on Russell and Macleay Island, with 2 op shops and 2 offices, staffed by 85 volunteers. Now a part of the South Moreton […]
The unfortunate fact is that demand is increasing in all areas of the charity sector…To successfully address this as a community…it will take creative solutions from all – charities, corporates, government and individuals. It’s not up to just one of these groups – it’s up to all of us to come together in true partnership […]
80 charity partners including Lifeline, St. Vincent de Paul and other churches and welfare agencies in the Townsville region. 200 food hampers distributed every week 5 years of generous support from the Australian Defence Force 9 school breakfast programs supported in conjunction with Townsville City Council and private supporters. Based in Townsville since September […]
Bob Newey – Board Member A consultant to businesses and non-executive director to market leaders in the food and agricultural industries, Bob Newey has been a part of the Foodbank story since he mentioned to friends one Christmas that he’d like to lend his services to a non-for-profit. Lucky for us that meant he […]