Moira FoodShare provides emergency and ongoing assistance through the distribution of free fresh and non-perishable food items to residents within the Moira and Berrigan Shires.
Food is sourced from local bakeries, supermarkets and growers while using a mixture of free and paid goods from Foodbank Melbourne to enhance variety and nutritional value.
With the concurrent impacts of flooding, inflation and interest rates have placed significant impacts beyond normal household budgetary pressures and has contributed to a significant increase in residents Moira Foodshare supports. In the 2022-23 Financial Year, Moira FoodShare distributed the equivalent of over 200,000 kgs of food or 400,000 meals with a face valued at more than $3 Million Dollars.
Expansion to meet demand has enabled Moira FoodShare to partner with local community groups creating distribution points in Cobram, Yarrawonga, Nathalia, Numurkah, Tungamah, Barmah, Finley and Berrigan.
MHA Care remain conscious of ensuring the program is run efficiently while balancing the growing operational costs and added demand pressures. The program continues to be overseen by one paid coordinator position (30 hours) and a team of over 50 engaged and passionate volunteers.
MHA Care is proud of the impact the Moira FoodShare program plays in strengthening our local community. We see the program as an integral support pillar in supporting the most vulnerable residents into the future.
We have a large network of Shopfronts and share tables in each town to ensure support is easy to access. There are no requirements to access Moira FoodShare for support.
Please note that due to growth in demand we can no longer cater for home deliveries.
116 Karook Street, Cobram
Open: Monday to Friday (10am - 12pm)
1 Hargraves Court, Yarrawonga
Open: Monday to Friday (1pm-3pm)
Finley Showgrounds and Sporting Complex, Lot 187 Newell Highway, Finley NSW
Open: Thursday (10.30am-11.30am)
13 Murray Avenue, Numurkah
99 Melville St, Numurkah
Open: Monday to Friday (9am-3pm)
17 Harcourt Street, Nathalia
Open: Wednesday (2pm-3pm)
Right now, are experiencing more demand than ever before.
We have built a strong network of suppliers that are willing to support us with food at cost or below cost price. This means we can make the most of your generous donation.
A donation from as little as $10.00 can help us feed a local family for a week.
All donations are 100% tax deductible with MHA Care Limited registered for charity status.
We ask that when donating you share you share your email address with us so we can keep you updated on Moira FoodShare.