FoodForward SA distributed over 4,350,000 kilograms of food in 2016. We assists hundreds of verified NPOs across the country that feed hundreds of thousands of people daily. We facilitate the provision of 14,500,000 meals annually. The cost per meal is only R 0,86, a cost-effective solution to the problem of hunger. This cost-effective solution to hunger can improve health and education, as well as reduce crime and unemployment. The provision of food to organisations such as youth centres, training centres, orphans and vulnerable children, rehab centres, and childcare facilities allows them to focus their time on the important work that they do. The support not only helps to ease hunger, but enables the sick to safely take their medication, and helps to nurture young minds by providing children with the energy to grow, learn and work towards a brighter future. It costs just R25 to feed a person for a month.
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  • Sekusile Ekhaya Labantwana, “The sun has risen upon the children’s home”

    FoodForward SA works to address the problem of hunger by partnering with organisations such as the Sekusile Ekhaya Labantwana, which cares for orphans, vulnerable children and their families as well as volunteers. Sekusile Ekhaya Labantwana was started in August 2009 by Busisiwe Sibeko who while working for an NGO in her community, realised that the […]

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  • Art Equals Food with bonhappi-T

    Committed to helping in the fight against hunger, online store bonhappi-T.com has facilitated the provision of over 32 000 meals for the less fortunate through the sale of their t-shirts. Bonhappi-T, the brainchild of Susan Wright and Felix Schmitz was launched in August 2016 with the aim of selling the funkiest t-shirts to help raise […]

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  • Mandela Day Set to Ignite National Civic Action Against Hunger

    FoodForward SA and Pick n Pay are partnering to unite a nation around Mandela Day, with the goal of raising 1,000,000 meals. The national food drive will help stock FoodForward SA’s warehouses across the country with staple foods during winter, ensuring that the 600 Beneficiary Organisations they serve can continue to provide warm meals to […]

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  • United Parcel Services providing over 155 000 meals

    A generous donation from United Parcel Services (UPS) helps FoodForward SA feed the disadvantaged across South Africa. Founded in 1907, UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialised transportation and logistics services. Using advanced technology, access to global resources, and an integrated network of physical, technological, and human […]

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  • The Can That Feeds Someone For A Whole Month!

    Walter Thompson Cape Town puts a month of meals in one can in a new campaign for FoodForward SA. Walter Thompson Cape Town has created a novel and attention-grabbing in-store campaign for FoodForward SA, a non-profit organisation that sources edible surplus food to feed the hungry. All about solutions J Walter Thompson Company was founded […]

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  • FoodForward SA and Shoprite #ActForChange

    The partnership between FoodForward SA and Shoprite started in 2015, and has grown tremendously over the years through regular donations of food and funds used to support our efforts to feed hungry South Africans. In an effort to enable the public to join the fight against hunger and give back to their communities, Shoprite and […]

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  • Sizizihlobo, ‘We Are friends’

    FoodForward SA partners with major food retailers and manufacturers to rescue edible food before it goes to waste. This food is then distributed to the 600 beneficiary organisations we assist nationally, one of which is Sizizihlobo Community Soup Kitchen. Sizizihlobo Community Soup Kitchen was established by Maureen Mabanga in 1996, from a tiny shack that […]

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  • World Hunger Day Food Drive

    In celebration of ‘World Hunger Day’ on 28 May 2017, FoodForward SA will be holding a national food drive from 8 to 29 May. The food drive will take place  with the aim to collect non-perishable food items and raise funds to help feed South Africans in need and make a difference in the lives of […]

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  • Pick n Pay Partners with FoodForward SA on national Mandela Day Food Drive

    FoodForward SA is excited to announce that it will partner with Pick n Pay on an annual national Food Drive around Mandela Day, calling on all South Africans to get involved. The Food Drive is a national call to action to all South Africans to stand together and fight hunger by purchasing basic food ingredients […]

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  • Make Every Cent Count this World Hunger Day

    Did you know that 14 million people in South Africa go hungry every day? Food Lover’s Market partners with FoodForward SA this World Hunger Day as we work towards a South Africa that is hunger free! Chronic hunger persists when people lack the opportunity to earn enough income, to be educated and gain skills, to […]

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