Heart & Soul Group provides weekly food assistance to vulnerable families and individuals in South Australia.
Heart & Soul Group gives out free fruit, veg, bakery and pantry items in 4 different locations in Adelaide:
- Northern Suburbs - Para Districts Masonic Centre 77 Philip Hwy, Elizabeth South. 7pm Wednesday.
- Southern Suburbs - Hackham West Primary School, 50 Glynville Drive, Hackham West. Saturdays 12.30 pm.
- Two Wells - Two Wells Uniting Church, 34 Gawler Rd, Two Wells. Fridays 11 am.
- Alberton and Queenstown Senior Citizens Hall, 67 Spring Street, Queenstown. Mondays 6 pm.
Check the Heart and Soul facebook page for changes to times and details.
Heart & Soul Group have grown to help over 2000 people every week and the markets are operated by more than 50 volunteers.
Grow Free is about growing and giving away vegetables, herbs and flower seedlings so that people can start a garden. There are also sharing carts where people can pick up or drop off free produce and seedlings.
Carts are placed throughout Adelaide and South Australia.
It is easy to become part of the Grow Free community. Facebook is the best way to communicate.
The Affordable Team caught up with Andrew in-between cart visits at the Mount Barker Free Produce Market. Listen to the interview below.
Provides home cooked, home delivered, Italian style meals to the aged and people with disabilities and their carers. Meals consist of a soup, main meal and dessert.
Staff can explain the process for accessing the service by contacting their office on 8240 3491 or contact My Aged Care for a referral.
Prices vary depending on menu chosen.
Community Food Nights provide free fruit, vegetables, bread, milk and toiletries available for anyone in need on Monday from 5 pm to 7 pm (including Public Holidays).
Free tea and coffee are provided along with a home cooked meal. Depending on what has been donated there may be free toys, books, home wares and clothes available.
The Community Food Night is run by Puddle Jumpers a non-profit, non-government organisation committed to responding to the social development needs of society's most vulnerable children and young people. They believe that all kids matter and deserve the right to engage in happy and fun experiences in their life.
To stay up to date with additional food collection opportunities please connect with them via Facebook.
ADRA Mount Barker provides a soup kitchen every Saturday Evening from 5-7pm
Provides free soup to people who are homeless. Operates every day except Saturday from May to October at 6.30 pm at Hurtle Square Adelaide, SA 5000 and from 7.00 pm at Whitmore Square, Adelaide, SA 5000.
The service is run by volunteers from the Adelaide Day Centre for the Homeless.
A delicious two course meal cooked by creative chefs and you pay only what you can afford.
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the church pavilion 6.30pm – 7.30pm.
All welcome, no booking required.
Our office is open: Monday - Thursdays 9am-12noon
Closed Fridays and public holidays.
Murray Bridge Salvation Army provides a Free Fresh Produce Market occassionally throughout the year. Look on the Affordable SA App under Events section to view dates and times. Set in a friendly atmosphere you are invited to "take what you need" and a good opportunity to find out about the various options for assistance that is available for those in need.
Recipes and healthy food information
Budgeting and helpful financial hints
Coffee, Care and Conversation
Please bring your own shopping bags.
The Freebie Hour is an event where we simply give away stuff to help people out.
Most Sundays from 5.30pm. Check out their Facebook page for confirmation.
No need to show centreline or concession cards. Open to all. If you can use what we are giving away, you can take what you need.
- Fruit and Vegetables
- Grocery items
- Meals such as a BBQ or soup
- Clothes and toys