Food Relief
Response
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Food Relief
Response

Empower Australia’s Food Relief Centres are here to support the most vulnerable in the community.

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Empower Australia is the charitable arm of Planetshakers Church. We partner with Foodbank and Fareshare in order to supply food and basic household items to help vulnerable members of the community, such as: the elderly, women referred to us from domestic violence shelters, commission housing residents, refugees, new migrants, those affected by homelessness, single mums, people experiencing economic hardship, etc.
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We have been in operation for the past 10 years, with our main site being located in Southbank. Since Victoria declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19, we have launched 4 additional emergency relief sites located in: Pakenham, Lower Plenty, Ringwood and Geelong. Presently, we provide supplies and food to nearly 1000 people per week through our Food Relief Centres. Please note that all of our sites operate as an essential service and comply with all social distancing guidelines.

For further insight into our charity, feel free to refer to the following news sources. We were recently featured on Channel 9 News and highlighted by Tim Costello (Co-Chair of the Federal Government’s Charities Crisis Cabinet) on ABC Radio and featured in The Age.

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Our Food Relief Centre that is available to members of the community facing hardship or food insecurity. Our doors are open to you and we would love to help where we can, in this time of great need. Our Food Relief Centres are open every Sunday 10.30am – 3pm at these 5 locations!

CITY 412 City Road, Southbank VIC 3006
NORTH EAST 360 Main Road, Lower Plenty VIC 3094
EAST 251 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood VIC 3134
SOUTH EAST RCS Products, 12 Bormar Drive, Pakenham VIC 3810
GEELONG 147 Marshalltown Road, Grovedale VIC 3216


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