Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) : Update 4

Dear All,

The Geelong Food Relief Centre is pleased to advise that after a review of current information and experience concerning Covid 19 virus, the ongoing need for food relief, and the gradual and phased relaxing of State Government regulations, GFRC will be opening both of the Geelong MiniMarts effective 10.00am Monday, 18th May 2020…

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) : Update 3

Dear All,

Early this week, I advised that GFRC would be suspending its traditional operations and preparing to support the distribution within the Geelong Region of hampers prepared by Food Bank Victoria in collaboration with Red Cross Geelong. While the Red Cross hamper program is a welcome initiative, it is not necessarily targeting the clients within our region, regularly supported by GFRC and its’ partners. Many partners also expressed their disappointment that bulk product would no longer be available to support their efforts…

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) : Update 2

Dear All,

With media attention relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential spread throughout our region we understand it may be causing concern within our community.

In order to protect our volunteers and clients from (COVID-19) we have decided to suspend operating from our GFRC Freedman St North Geelong as of 3.00pm Friday 3rd April 2020 until further notice…

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) : Update 1

Dear All,

With media attention relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential spread throughout our region we understand it may be causing concern within our community.

In order to streamline our logistics and protect our volunteers we have decided to consolidate our operation effective Monday 23rd March 2020 with the closure of our Lt Smythe St minimart…

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Food for Fines

DONATE PACKAGED, NON-PERISHABLE FOOD
AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR LIBRARY FINES!
PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY TO ASSIST LOCAL PEOPLE.
Please only donate food items with an expiration date of May 2020 or later.
Fines for damaged or lost items are not included in this campaign.

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Annual Toucan Food Appeal

Monday 5th– Friday 23rd August 2019

…..THINK OUTSIDE THE CAN!

The Geelong Food Relief Centre has been providing Emergency Food to those in need for 29 years. Working in conjunction with welfare agencies, this year 37,000 individuals will be referred to Geelong Food Relief Centre for Emergency Food Relief.

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About Us

Geelong Food Relief was established in 1990 and assists those in need of emergency food relief within the Geelong community.

We provide food assistance to clients who are living in difficult circumstances. They are referred by agencies through a food voucher system to use at our mini-mart in North Geelong. Every year more than 8,000…

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Corporate

Annual reports:

Annual Report 2018
Annual Report 2017
Annual Report 2016

Donate Funds:

The Geelong Food Relief Centre relies on the generous support of corporate donors, if you wish to support the GFRC please refer to the contact details on this page.

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Our Partners

We are fortunate to receive support from community and philanthropic organisations in the Geelong Region.

Our partner agencies can be assured that thanks to their support their clients are well looked after.

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Obtain An Emergency Food Voucher

You can redeem your GFRC Emergency Food Voucher/s at two of our mini marts strategically located here in Geelong.

Voucher System:

If you require a Food Voucher’ please click on ‘ Need Food Voucher‘, here you will be redirected to a page that explains the process in obtaining an Emergency Food voucher.

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