At Emma & Tom's, we believe in the power of giving back and making a positive impact on the lives of those in need. We have donated over 100,000 of our wholesome products to SecondBite and OzHarvest, two remarkable charities dedicated to fighting food waste and hunger in Australia.
SecondBite: Reducing Food Waste, Fighting Hunger
SecondBite is a non-profit organisation committed to addressing food insecurity and food waste simultaneously. They work with farmers, retailers, and food producers to rescue surplus fresh food that would otherwise go to waste. This rescued food is then redistributed to over 1,300 community food programs across the country, including food banks, homeless shelters, and community kitchens. Through their efforts, SecondBite not only helps provide nutritious meals to those in need but also tackles the pressing issue of food waste in our society.
OzHarvest: Nourishing Our Communities, One Meal at a Time
OzHarvest is another fantastic Australian charity dedicated to reducing food waste and providing meals to those in need. They collect excess food from supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, and other food businesses, preventing it from going to waste. This food is then transformed into nutritious meals and distributed to vulnerable communities, including homeless shelters, schools, and Indigenous communities.
Why we Support SecondBite and OzHarvest
- Fighting Food Waste: Both SecondBite and OzHarvest share our commitment to reducing food waste. We believe that no good food should go to waste when there are people in need. By supporting these charities, we contribute to the collective effort of ensuring that surplus food is redirected to those who can benefit from it the most.
- Alleviating Food Insecurity: Food insecurity affects far too many individuals and families in our communities. Through our donations to SecondBite and OzHarvest, we help provide nutritious meals to those who may otherwise go without. We strongly believe that everyone should have access to nourishing food, and supporting these charities allows us to make a tangible difference in people's lives.
- Aligning Values: SecondBite and OzHarvest align with our core values of sustainability, social responsibility, and caring for our communities. These organisations go beyond providing immediate relief; they also focus on creating lasting change through education, empowerment, and advocating for systemic solutions to food insecurity and waste.