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This invaluable list of Food Banks and ways to get cheap food is from one of our clever Facebook mums:

Places to get some help for food:

1. Loaves & Fishes,
29 Mary Street
Kingston
Ph 38085713
Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm
Cost $50, need your Centrelink card number
Approximately 2 supermarket trolleys of food, including cold food.

2. Wholly Cow Butchers
Shop 10/1177 Wynnum Road, Cannon Hill
Cannon Hill Shopping Centre, opposite the BCF
3pm every Sunday (get there a bit earlier)
$20 for a huge meat tray, $40 for 2 trays
First in best dressed, first to put their cash on the tray, line up in the middle, then move off to the right to pick up.

3. Wynnum Baptist Church
287 Kianawah Road
Wynnum West
Ph 3390 5833
Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm
Ring to make sure the Pastor is there, free food parcels, can only visit once every 3 months, take your Centrelink card.

4. St Peters Anglican Church
86 Bride Street
Wynnum
Every 2nd Monday and alternate Wednesday
9am – 12pm
You need a printout of your Centrelink statement from that day, you can go to Centrelink for that, you can visit every 8 weeks for each of the days. Food vouchers for IGA.
Turn up as early as you can, when they open the door give them your Centrelink statement and wait until you are called.

5. Wynnum/Capalaba Community Welfare Centre
Salvation Army
73 Clara Street
Wynnum
Ph 3393 4713
Take your Centrelink statement in with that day’s date on it, food parcels/food vouchers/help with bills depends on what they have available. Can only visit every 3 months.
Phone to check which day/times they are open.
Turn up early and wait, no appointment times.

6. Food Ark
Unit 9 & 10
66 Bay Terrace (near the library)
Wynnum
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
10am – 1 pm
$10 food parcels, you can purchase more than one

7. Seventh Day Adventist Church
Cnr Carnation St & Sunflower St
Wynnum
Thursday 6pm-7pm
$5.00

More added by another mum.....

Lighthouse Care - 4 locations - $25 for a trolley's worth of groceries at Loganholme, Hillcrest and Bethania, $35 for Ipswich/Yamanto. http://www.lighthousecare.org.au/

Beaudesert Baptist Church Food parcel $30 collect on Fridays 07 5541 1346

Kingston - Loaves and Fishes Food Co-Op 29 Mary St, Kingston, Logan City. Ph 07 3808 5713, mob 0408 743 322.

Kingston - Tribe of Judah 16 Queens Rd Ph: 07 32903610

Southport - Food Aid $7 for a box of food. Pension or Health Care Card needed for id. Phone: 07 5532 9527 http://www.foodaid.org.au/using_food_aid.php

Mermaid Beach - Havafeed Community Relief - food parcels - (07) 5520 0772

Carrara - Ark'd House Foodmarket, 1 Chisholm Road 07 5596 9999 $25

Sowers foodmart 1/139 Dohles Rocks Rd Kallangur QLD 4503


Communicare Caboolture, U 4, 54 Beerburrum Rd
CABOOLTURE, QLD, 4510


This next one is a facebook page, they post up there when they will be open etc http://www.facebook.com/thelakespantry?fref=ts
By Karisma
#15543
Forum Administrator wrote:This invaluable list of Food Banks and ways to get cheap food is from one of our clever Facebook mums:

Places to get some help for food:

1. Loaves & Fishes,
29 Mary Street
Kingston
Ph 38085713
Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm
Cost $50, need your Centrelink card number
Approximately 2 supermarket trolleys of food, including cold food.

2. Wholly Cow Butchers
Shop 10/1177 Wynnum Road, Cannon Hill
Cannon Hill Shopping Centre, opposite the BCF
3pm every Sunday (get there a bit earlier)
$20 for a huge meat tray, $40 for 2 trays
First in best dressed, first to put their cash on the tray, line up in the middle, then move off to the right to pick up.

3. Wynnum Baptist Church
287 Kianawah Road
Wynnum West
Ph 3390 5833
Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm
Ring to make sure the Pastor is there, free food parcels, can only visit once every 3 months, take your Centrelink card.

4. St Peters Anglican Church
86 Bride Street
Wynnum
Every 2nd Monday and alternate Wednesday
9am – 12pm
You need a printout of your Centrelink statement from that day, you can go to Centrelink for that, you can visit every 8 weeks for each of the days. Food vouchers for IGA.
Turn up as early as you can, when they open the door give them your Centrelink statement and wait until you are called.

5. Wynnum/Capalaba Community Welfare Centre
Salvation Army
73 Clara Street
Wynnum
Ph 3393 4713
Take your Centrelink statement in with that day’s date on it, food parcels/food vouchers/help with bills depends on what they have available. Can only visit every 3 months.
Phone to check which day/times they are open.
Turn up early and wait, no appointment times.

6. Food Ark
Unit 9 & 10
66 Bay Terrace (near the library)
Wynnum
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
10am – 1 pm
$10 food parcels, you can purchase more than one

7. Seventh Day Adventist Church
Cnr Carnation St & Sunflower St
Wynnum
Thursday 6pm-7pm
$5.00
Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers are available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am - 12:00 noon Thursdays & Fridays for $20.

The South Burnett Pantry is located at 22 Stolzenberg Rd, Kingaroy, open 8.30-12.30, FRIDAYS ONLY, hamper service from 9am, handling fee of $40 per hamper, no limit to how many you have, no EFTPOS, please bring your bags/boxes.
http://www.thesouthburnettpantry.org/
More info: 0438 071 658
https://www.facebook.com/The-South-Burn ... 9/?fref=ts
(1) The thrift shop has all sorts of goodies;
(2) Dry goods;
(3) Fruit & Veggies;
(4) Cold goods eg milk, eggs etc ;
(5) Meat;
(6) Smoko;
(7) Cook up.
They also welcome volunteers.

FREE DINNER
Kingaroy's Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - at the Uniting Church Hall corner of Alford & Youngman Sts, 5:30pm - 7:00pm every Tuesday.
This is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Assoc for the benefit of anyone who is hungry or otherwise doing it tough. An RSVP is appreciated for catering purposes by phoning Lenelle 07 4162-8482


More added by another mum.....

Lighthouse Care - 4 locations - $25 for a trolley's worth of groceries at Loganholme, Hillcrest and Bethania, $35 for Ipswich/Yamanto. http://www.lighthousecare.org.au/

Beaudesert Baptist Church Food parcel $30 collect on Fridays 07 5541 1346

Kingston - Loaves and Fishes Food Co-Op 29 Mary St, Kingston, Logan City. Ph 07 3808 5713, mob 0408 743 322.

Kingston - Tribe of Judah 16 Queens Rd Ph: 07 32903610

Southport - Food Aid $7 for a box of food. Pension or Health Care Card needed for id. Phone: 07 5532 9527 http://www.foodaid.org.au/using_food_aid.php

Mermaid Beach - Havafeed Community Relief - food parcels - (07) 5520 0772

Carrara - Ark'd House Foodmarket, 1 Chisholm Road 07 5596 9999 $25

Sowers foodmart 1/139 Dohles Rocks Rd Kallangur QLD 4503


Communicare Caboolture, U 4, 54 Beerburrum Rd
CABOOLTURE, QLD, 4510


This next one is a facebook page, they post up there when they will be open etc http://www.facebook.com/thelakespantry?fref=ts
By Karisma
#15544
Karisma wrote:
Forum Administrator wrote:This invaluable list of Food Banks and ways to get cheap food is from one of our clever Facebook mums:

Places to get some help for food:

Wesleyan Grace Community Food Hampers are available at 36 Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am - 12:00 noon Thursdays & Fridays for $20.

The South Burnett Pantry is located at 22 Stolzenberg Rd, Kingaroy, open 8.30-12.30, FRIDAYS ONLY, hamper service from 9am, handling fee of $40 per hamper, no limit to how many you have, no EFTPOS, please bring your bags/boxes.
http://www.thesouthburnettpantry.org/
More info: 0438 071 658
https://www.facebook.com/The-South-Burn ... 9/?fref=ts
(1) The thrift shop has all sorts of goodies;
(2) Dry goods;
(3) Fruit & Veggies;
(4) Cold goods eg milk, eggs etc ;
(5) Meat;
(6) Smoko;
(7) Cook up.
They also welcome volunteers.

FREE DINNER
Kingaroy's Danny's Diner - a free community dinner - at the Uniting Church Hall corner of Alford & Youngman Sts, 5:30pm - 7:00pm every Tuesday.
This is an initiative of the Kingaroy District Ministry Assoc for the benefit of anyone who is hungry or otherwise doing it tough. An RSVP is appreciated for catering purposes by phoning Lenelle 07 4162-8482

Graham House Community Garden - Murgon
"The produce from our Community Garden forms the basis of the ingredients used in the Graham House Community Kitchen"
A Community Kitchen
The group meets every Monday from 10am - 12pm at Graham House. at 21 Taylor Street Murgon Ph for further info 4169 8400
New Members always welcome
https://www.facebook.com/grahamhousecom ... e/?fref=ts
http://grahamhouse.org.au/



This next one is a facebook page, they post up there when they will be open etc http://www.facebook.com/thelakespantry?fref=ts