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Fast food chain Nando's is set to provide one million meals to Aussie via Foodbank

Fast food chain Nando’s is giving back to vulnerable Australians this year by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15.

The chain found that one in five people in Australia have experienced food insecurity as a result of COVID-19, with the number of people seeking food relief having increased by a staggering 78 per cent.

To help out others in need, all you need to do is order your favourite dish over the value of $15 and a meal will automatically be donated on your behalf. 

Fast food chain Nando's is giving back to vulnerable Australians this year by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15 (pictured)

Fast food chain Nando’s is giving back to vulnerable Australians this year by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15 (pictured) 

1. Grab a ‘cheeky Nando’s’ to give someone else a meal  

With the statistics showing that one in five people in Australia are currently experiencing food insecurity, there has never been a more important time to give back. 

Foodbank Australia has seen an extraordinary increase in demand for food from those who have never had to ask for food assistance before. 

Nando’s – known for its spicy Peri-Peri chicken – is lending a helping hand to those facing hardship  by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15. 

The chain has already donated almost 618,012 meals to Foodbank, with the goal of reaching one million meals by the end of winter. 

Nando's, known for its spicy Peri-Peri chicken, is lending a helping hand to those facing hardship by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15

Nando’s, known for its spicy Peri-Peri chicken, is lending a helping hand to those facing hardship by donating a meal to Foodbank for every purchase over the value of $15

This translates to a massive $500,000 contribution to Foodbank’s national food relief effort. 

Whether you like your chicken with lemon and herb, mild or hot, order the same meal every time or mix it up, you’ll be giving back to Australians every time you chow down.   

2. Enjoy a pint at the pub to give back to your favourite bar

And Nando’s isn’t the only brand giving back.

With pubs just recently given the green light to start serving patrons again it will be a long time until they break even on profits. 

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has teamed up with the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) and is committed to raise up to $2million worth of support for local pubs throughout these challenging times. 

All you have to do is buy a beer voucher from your local pub and CUB will match your support by shouting you another beer.

To date, beer lovers have raised over $1.2 million. 

Head to loveyourlocal.com.au to get behind your favourite pub as they start to see patrons return.

3. Buy from Who Gives A Cr*p to help others have access to a working toilet 

Roughly 2.3 billion people of the world’s population don’t have access to a working toilet. 

Poor water and sanitisation experienced across the globe contributes to one child dying from diarrhoeal diseases every two minutes. 

The team at Australian-owned Who Gives a Cr*p donate 50 per cent of their profits to helping implement high impact sanitisation projects across developing countries. 

When supermarkets Down Under ran out of toilet paper, Who Gives A Cr*p was inundated with requests from mindful Aussies and is luckily back in stock. 

Who Gives A Cr*p has already donated a whopping $2.6 billion dollars to save tens of thousands of people in need.

The team at Australian-owned Who Gives a Cr*p donate 50 per cent of their profits to helping implement high impact sanitisation projects across developing countries

The team at Australian-owned Who Gives a Cr*p donate 50 per cent of their profits to helping implement high impact sanitisation projects across developing countries

4.  Promote inclusivity with Haus of Dizzy accessories

Wiradjuri woman Kristy Dickinson is the one-woman powerhouse behind the fashion accessory label Haus of Dizzy. 

The Australia-based, indigenous jewellery designer makes each piece of bling with a solar-powered laser cutter, making sure no piece of material goes to waste. 

To spark conversation around political issues her iconic earrings and necklaces feature slogans like ‘Deadly,’ ‘Love is love,’ ‘F*** off,’ ‘Sad but rad,’ and ‘Stop Violence Against Women.’ 

A huge part of Kristy’s focus is collaborating with other Aboriginal designers because she feels the more they can get out there, the more they will shine on an international stage.

Wiradjuri woman Kristy Dickinson is the one-woman powerhouse behind the fashion accessory label Haus of Dizzy

The Australia-based, indigenous jewellery designer makes each piece of bling with a solar-powered laser cutter, making sure no piece of material goes to waste

Wiradjuri woman Kristy Dickinson is the one-woman powerhouse behind the fashion accessory label Haus of Dizzy

5. Pick up the latest activewear threads from P.E Nation to donate 

Shop with a purpose and choose some of P.E Nation’s leggings or sports bras.

The brand has partnered with i=change to donate $1 of every sale to a sustainable charity of your choosing. 

Just by placing a new crop or singlet in your cart, you can choose to restore the land, back bushfire relief or rehabilitate the reef. 

Shop with a purpose and choose some of P.E Nation's leggings or sports bras

Shop with a purpose and choose some of P.E Nation’s leggings or sports bras

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