Foodbank

If you are a vulnerable South Australian needing food relief, please give Foodbank a call on 8351 1136. Foodbank will refer you to an agency to access home delivery hampers.

During the Covid-19 crisis, [Foodbank SA](https://www.facebook.com/foodbanksouthaustralia/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARBWhcxiEwp_DrK-VNzyptnDOxcxM-070W5BkRvsFKSkaKWhLknugBzm72rCB2vcVl0ZQ3VlwoAR7ENS&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARA7EtnW1zSGihk_77cLQPbiWC1ICNopHWpW_O0K31QlIJ9s5IG5PC4Bs8sxZ-ewjQo33YO7X997RVseuOxFD-4H2sDhqDlawhhrLV5Yiyc4aerzqhMXjXAW22qii-uTueVcqPJTZns1bUbRhuxtF3Dq09FGBC8ZiHbc2AqOumVjXySrYbMH62X1w4LTWyzewU4fwVNfDhRGzmn_Nc8wICpoqC6qn5TFFFd1aFgojkCI5bfiC5-l89I-NSikV6RGjdYia8JLYvgdpTdw6Cip9FTiwHROG_aLlSWWCoXY2b7YSFKCnY4qMPVJszyw4WURG03FEYUZvH1MUnFs2nKwR_4ifVzarFRXOsLW7g) have been working behind the scenes to implement a Home Delivery service for those who are experiencing food insecurity. Many charities and SA's Emergency Relief agencies such as the Salvation Army, Anglicare, Baptist Care, ac.care and Uniting Country SA are utilising the deliveries to provide for those in need. [See more about the providers of Emergency Relief in SA](https://www.affordablesa.com.au/news-articles/sa-funded-emergency-relief).

Foodbank works with South Australian community organisations to provide food relief to thousands of people every month. They provide direct services through their Foodbank Food Hubs, Foodbank Pop Ups and Foodbank Hamper Program.

Community Food Hubs are located at Bowden, Christies Beach, Edwardstown, Elizabeth, Mount Gambier and Whyalla. Foodbank SA also supports the community run Food Hubs in the Adelaide CBD and Port Pirie. Food Hubs are set up like a general store and offer free fruit, vegetables and bread. Low cost pantry items, frozen foods, personal hygiene products and cleaning products.

COVID-19 Social distancing applies and only 3-4 people are allowed in the Food Hubs at a time. Pop up markets are not currently available at this time, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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