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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Businesses are being asked to help this Christmas

Moruya Business Chamber ask "Can you help local families this Christmas? Would you consider introducing a ‘social enterprise initiative’ in your workplace where employees donate one or more pantry items for families in need?" Businesses are being asked to focus on Christmas, if items could be donated during December they will be collected by a volunteer from South Coast Community Kitchen.

Sarah O’Reilly and other volunteers of South Coast Community Kitchen (SCCK) have been running SCCK since 2019 providing fresh and packaged food for low income families in Batemans Bay and Moruya. Sufficient fresh food comes from Woolworths and Coles but there is a need for pantry items i.e. pasta, pasta sauce.

For more information contact Sarah 0402 507 318.

SCCK believe in community sourcing and sustainability, are passionate about minimising food wastage and support low income families in the shire. Workplace social enterprise initiatives can create a united, caring environment where employees work as a team to better the life of others.

South Coast Community Kitchen is a volunteer run organisation located in the Eurobodalla. They are a small group that believes in community sourcing and sustainability. They are also passionate about minimising food wastage.

Each week fresh food and other home goods are delivered by volunteers to 30 families in the Batemans Bay Region and Moruya. Their clients are all from low income households and really reflect the most vulnerable in our community. They have seen a marked improvement in the health and well being of the families, and a positive direction in community relationships since starting this service over 2 years ago.

The South Coast Community Kitchen relies on donations from businesses, community groups and members of the community.

They welcome more donations from all sources to help them continue their service.If it is something that you would like to contribute to, they would love for you to get in touch.Please contact Sarah on 0402 507 318

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