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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  • Nedbank SA Charity Golf Day

    FoodForward SA is grateful to have been selected, for the third year in a row, as one of the seven beneficiaries of the 20th Nedbank SA Charity Golf Day which will take place on 15 September 2017 in Surrey, London. What started out as a small number of London-based South African businessmen playing a round […]

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  • Food Lover’s Market and Tru-Cape provide over 280 000 meals

    In the month of May Food Lover’s Market and Tru-Cape Apples partnered with FoodForward SA to raise awareness around World Hunger Day. Even though South Africa is considered a ‘food-secure’ nation, producing enough food to adequately feed every one of its 55 million people, the reality is that with unemployment levels at 25.5% and over 17 […]

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  • Turfhall Cheshire Home, a beacon of hope for the disabled

    FoodForward SA is helping Turfhall Cheshire Home to support and offer opportunities to those with disabilities and in need of care. Turfhall Cheshire Home, based in Hanover Park, Western Cape, cares for 60 people with disabilities. “We believe that each person, whatever his or her disability, is a uniquely valuable individual. People with disabilities should […]

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  • Look Forward Creativity Centre: Thriving thanks to FoodForward SA’s assistance

    Support from FoodForward SA has significantly reduced the impact of hunger in the community, says Look Forward Creativity Centre . For the past 17 years, Look Forward Creativity Centre has provided quality care, education, counselling and support to abandoned, orphaned and neglected children brought to them or found abandoned. Recently, the centre has expanded their […]

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  • United in the fight against hunger this Mandela Day

    FoodForward SA and Pick n Pay partnered to unite a nation around Mandela Day, with the goal of raising enough food to help stock FoodForward SA’s warehouses across the country with staple foods during winter. The food drive ensures that the 600 Beneficiary Organisations we serve can continue to provide warm meals to the 250 […]

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  • Sustainable sustenance for Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen

    The Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen stands tall as a pillar of hope – helping all those it can – thanks to the support offered by FoodForward SA. Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen, in Cape Town, provides nourishment and support to around 200 – 250 members of its local community. To ensure there’s enough food for everyone, […]

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  • Unitrans lends a helping hand to FoodForward SA and Home from Home

    Unitrans have been creating innovative supply chain solutions since 1962 and believe in establishing long term partnerships with their customers. Unitrans’ commitment to long term partnerships is also apparent in their relationships with the NPO’s they assist, including their ongoing support of FoodForward SA’s food rescue programme which enables the non-profit organisation to continue providing […]

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  • 2 Weeks To Go To FoodForward SA’s Mandela Day Food Drive

    Mandela Day has become known as the annual day of goodwill in South Africa.What better way to spend the day than helping others. If you have not signed up to be part of this exciting initiative yet, you still have time to get take action with us and inspire change. FoodForward SA and Pick n […]

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  • The generosity of Merrill Lynch South Africa helps to feed thousands

    Merrill Lynch South Africa funds a generous Global Foodbanking Network grant that supports World Food Day, Africa Diaspora Hope and helped FoodForward SA purchase a refrigerated truck. For the past three years, FoodForward SA has received a generous grant from the Global Foodbanking Network, made possible by Merrill Lynch South Africa. This grant goes towards supporting […]

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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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