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Jan 272011

Canned foodThanks to a program between Brisbane City Council and Foodbank Queensland, you can assist people in need by grabbing a few extra tins of food at the supermarket or from the kitchen cupboard and dropping them off at your local library.

The program is running until February 18 and Foodbank will be looking after the distribution to families needing flood relief.

“Foodbank is a non-denominational, charitable organisation which sources donated and surplus food from the food and grocery industry to distribute to welfare and community agencies that provide food assistance to people in need.”

Check the opening hours of your local libraries before dropping off the tins of food:

It is important to note that this is for CANNED FOOD ONLY.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Gen is the Founder of Carindale Connect (started in 2007). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Queensland University of Technology and an internship from ABC Online. She's involved in a number of web projects, was the Website Manager for Chamber of Commerce and Industry QLD and the Editor of Wotnews (Australian news aggregator and search engine start-up). She also spent some time as a volunteer Community Correspondent for 612 ABC Brisbane. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Gen now lives in Carindale. She loves her bicycle (but doesn't do lycra), the environment and art.
Genevieve Robey

  One Response to “Donate cans of food for flood relief”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Mel Kettle, Carindale Connect. Carindale Connect said: Remember you can donate cans of food at your local @brisbanecityqld library for flood relief until Feb 18 […]

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