Addison Road Community Organisation

We’re a charity working with the community to share culture, make the world a greener, fairer place and are leaders in the grassroots #RacismNotWelcome campaign with our Ambassador, Craig Foster.

We rescue food, fight hunger and stand in solidarity with diverse communities in times of need.

We divert more than 6 tonnes of food from going to landfill and provide food to more than 8,000 people every week through our Addi Road Food Pantries in Marrickville and Camperdown and our Addi Road Food Relief Hub. 

We rely on the commitment of hundreds of dedicated volunteers and generous donors.

The best way to help?

Make a donation. This goes directly to buy bulk dry goods and fruit & vegetables (at super low prices only available to charities). 

Prefer to donate via EFT?

Email us to ask for our EFT details.

 News

18 November 2021 / Arts & Culture, Featured, Food Rescue, Social Justice

Radio Knight

Dominic Knight is here recording a documentary for his Sunday morning program on ABC Sydney 702. The ex-Chaser man has asked Addi Road CEO Rosanna Barbero for “a royal tour”.
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11 November 2021 / Arts & Culture, Featured

Making History

During World War One, Addi Road was 'place of enlistment'. Many of the original barracks are still in use today. 'Ten Ordinary Men – The ANZACs of Addison Road' tells the stories of ten young men who came here.
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28 October 2021 / Featured, Social Justice

From Kabul to Sydney, one Afghan woman tells her story

Radio National's Fran Kelly came to Addi Road to interview Marwa MoeEeen about how she engineered her remarkable escape from Aghanistan with her family and 15 fellow female university students.
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Our history

Once a seasonal wetland on the edge of a tall ironbark and turpentine forest, cared for by the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, Addi Road was also an army barracks from 1916 until 1976 when the Commonwealth handed over a tired and dilapidated army depot to be used as a community and recreational space.