Food Security, social impact, Flood Relief, May 17, 2022, 10:40 a.m.

FoodForward SA May 2022

Author: FoodForward SA

The gross inequality across the length and breadth of South Africa is palpable, disturbing, and not sustainable for long term growth, national security, and social cohesion.

Moreover, occurrences such as pandemics and natural disasters affect the poor the worst, leaving many people vulnerable, exposed, anxious, and desperate.


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Food Lovers Market Hunger Month Campaign

In Partnership with Food Lovers Market, this year marks our 6th World Hunger Month campaign. Throughout May, shoppers can contribute to providing a meal to someone in need by purchasing a meal at Food Lover’s Market till points nationwide for only R0,68 cents.


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Our KZN Flood Relief Efforts Intensify

For at least the next few months thousands of displaced people in KZN will need our support, following the devastating floods that saw people’s homes washed away, infrastructure destroyed, and businesses close. Thanks to the generosity of caring donors and partners, FoodForward SA was able to respond immediately. Our relief efforts are now intensifying, so that we can reach more of the nearly 50 community halls housing displaced people.







Join us The Plant Powered Show 27 - 29 May

The Plant Powered Show is the first of its kind in South Africa, bringing the plant-based, vegetarian, vegan and conscious living revolution to a mainstream audience. This not-to-be-missed three-day live event includes an exciting virtual component allowing visitors from other provinces and around the globe to attend online.













Media24 Employees Volunteer their Time at FoodForward SA


Corporate volunteering plays an important role at FoodForward SA, as we aim to pick, pack, and distribute food provisions to more than 2,225 of our member beneficiary organisations within our network every month. It’s also a fun staff engagement activity that serves as a great team-builder to connect with colleagues and local communities.






Helping Empower and Transform the Lives of Vulnerable Youth


At FoodForward SA, while addressing hunger is our priority, we do this in a very strategic manner – by using good quality, edible surplus food as catalyst for social development in under-served communities. Through the partnership with our network of beneficiary organisation offering various skills development programmes, education programmes and employment advancement opportunities, we are able to provide nutritious meals to nearly 140,000 children and youth.