Community

Foodbank Australia Food Donation Program

Foodbank Australia is the largest hunger relief agency in Australia. Each year Simplot Australia participates in Foodbank's collaborative supply program. As part of this program we manufacture more than 200,000 jars of Leggo's Napoletana Pasta Sauce annually - enough to feed 560,000 people.

For more on Foodbank see https://www.foodbank.org.au/

Secondbite Food Donation Program

Simplot Australia and SecondBite have been working together since 2012 to help provide nutritious meals to those in need. Each year we donate more than 100,000 kilograms of ingredients that are used to create 200,000 meals for the homeless, women in crisis, indigenous communities and asylum seekers.

For more on Secondbite see: http://secondbite.org/

Pacific Islands Communities Indigenous Communities Program

In partnership with WWF and DFAT our John West Pacific Islands Conservation Project supports community-based fishing and microfinancing for women in Ghizo in the Solomon Isalnds and Madang in Papua New Guinea. The aim of the project is to protect over-exploited reef ecosystems, create food security, boost local economies, and to create business opportunities for local women.

For more on our Pacific Islands Programs see: http://johnwest.com.au/sustainability/john-west-conservation-projects/pacific-island-conservation-project

Aboriginal Communities Indigenous Communities Program

We are proud to support the indigenous rangers of Warddeken Land Management by facilitating the delivery of food and supplies into the remote aboriginal communities of Kabulwarnamyo and Manmoyi. The rangers who live in these communities are responsible for managing the Warddeken Indigenous Protected Area. Spanning 394,951 hectares in Western Arnhem Land it is an area of global significance for its natural and cultural value.

For more on our Aboriginal Communities program see: http://www.warddeken.com