The Man With No Face

The Man With No Face

“What’s going on here?” a middle-aged man asks. He stands at the table set up by Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) outside Addi Road’s Food Pantry Marrickville. I tell him we are helping put together Christmas cards from people who are unemployed and...
A Month of Waste-Free Meals

A Month of Waste-Free Meals

Celia has done a beautiful thing. So simple and perfect.   On her blog she talks about shopping at Addi Road Food Pantry Marrickville. Then Celia shares her recipes and explains how Addi Road has become her main shopping place, making delicious meals with rescued food...
Come Together

Come Together

Along with the holiday season, another sweet delivery is upon us. Chocolates are arriving by the pallet load, generously donated to Addison Road Community Organisation by Heinemann Asia Pacific. A bunch of charities and community organisations are visiting our Food...
When the Premier came to Addi Road

When the Premier came to Addi Road

When the Premier comes visiting you tend to tidy up the house, put on your best clothes and pray it doesn’t rain. This cool November morning it pours down, of course. Inside Gumbramorra Hall our staff and volunteers are setting up long tables and the production line...
Faces of Addi Road: Eilish

Faces of Addi Road: Eilish

Are those four people you are with your flatmates? Eilish half-shrugs and says, “Yeah, some of them.” Some of them? “Well … I live in a really big share house.” How big is big? “Oh, there’s about 40 people that I live with in all.” 40?!! Then Eilish laughs and has to...
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