A nine-year-old’s quest to help the homeless started on a car ride. Mandy Sperando lives in Gibsonton. Mandy told us, she was with her brother Jax, when the pair noticed someone in need. “We were on our way to our grandparents,” Mandy said. “And, Jax saw some construction workers and thought they were homeless and it was like, ‘Dad, give them some money!’” Read more.
Every Tuesday at 6pm the training room at the Foyer – an accommodation centre for young people affected by homelessness – is hastily converted into a makeshift diner for Free Food Tuesdays. Computers are shifted, tables are pushed together and kitchen roll artistically folded. The residents start to arrive for a weekly meal with a difference. […] Continue reading →
The 10 May 2009 will always be remembered as the pivotal day in FoodCycle’s history – the very first meal we served. After six months of getting the key ingredients of surplus food, volunteers and a kitchen together, it was game on. Read more. Continue reading →