Addison Road Community Organisation (Addi Road)

A small charity with a huge impact

Working with the community, we elevate human rights, arts & culture and sustainability. We rescue food, fight hunger, and are leaders the grassroots #RacismNotWelcome campaign with our Ambassador, Craig Foster. We stand in solidarity with diverse communities in times of need.

Fighting hunger

Every week we divert over 8 tonnes of food from going to landfill and provide food to more than 8,000 people.

We do this via our two Addi Road Food Pantries, our Addi Road Mobile Food Pantry, our Food Relief Hub and community partners. 

We rely on hundreds of committed volunteers and generous donors to make this possible.

The best way to help?

Donations are the lifeblood of our food relief efforts. We are not government funded.

All donations over $2 are tax-deductible.

Addi Road Community Action Fund (ABN 416 653 758 779) proudly supports Addi Road Community Organisation. 

 What’s On & News

31 May 2022 / Arts & Culture, Featured, Food Rescue, Social Justice

When It All Adds Up

Anthony Albanese calls Addi Road "the heart and soul of the Inner West". We congratulate him as our local member for Grayndler and our 31st Prime Minister.
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19 May 2022 / Arts & Culture

Addi Road Writers Festival 2022 – Some Kind of Day

Addi Road Writers’ Festival 2022 is over for another year. All that’s left to do is pack up a few chairs and clean Gumbramorra Hall and the Greek Theatre, although we did most of that last Saturday night as a full moon rose over us.
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17 May 2022 / Arts & Culture, Featured, Social Justice

The Art of Change

Congratulations to Safdar Ahmed for winning both Book of the Year AND the Multicultural NSW Award at the NSW Premiers' Literary Awards last night. Safdar was a very recent guest at our Addi Road Writers' Festival 2022 this last weekend.
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Escaping the Taliban film

Addi Road has created this powerful documentary: the gripping and emotional experience of 15 young women from Kabul as the Taliban invade their city and seize power.

Recent awards

Study NSW: International student support award

Sustainable Cities

Addi Road: a rich history

Only just over 200 years ago, the land here at Addi Road was a seasonal wetland on the edge of a tall ironbark and turpentine forest cared for by the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation.

From 1916 Addison Road was an army barracks, then in 1976, the Commonwealth handed over a tired and dilapidated army depot for recreational and community use.