As we’re sure you are aware NSW is currently going through one of the worst droughts in recent history. Farmers across NSW are finding it more and more difficult to make ends meet, putting a strain on their mental and physical wellbeing.
In the news recently, we have seen truckloads of hay being transported across the country to help farmers feed the cattle, which is a fantastic achievement and shows that Australia can pull together in times of crisis. However, hay won’t feed the farmers!
So, here at All Wheels Rentals, we have decided we want to help in any way that we can. Being a refrigerated rental company servicing some of the biggest names in the industry we thought we would reach out to you and ask for your help too.
We want to start a MASSIVE food drive to feed these farmers.
Working with a fantastic charity called Drought Angels, we plan to drive a few trucks with pallet loads of non-perishable goods out to farmers in Orange and the surrounding areas.
What we are asking, is that you donate as much or as little as you like, key items that we are looking for are;
- Bottled water (ideally 1.5L to minimize rubbish)
- Pasta and Pasta Sauce
- Pre-packed cake mix (Just add water, milk and eggs)
- Sauces; tomato sauce, BBQ sauce – all luxuries these farmers cannot afford
- Long life milk
- Tea/ Coffee and biscuits
- Tinned soups
- Tinned veggies
- Tinned salmon
- Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, if possible).
These are just a few examples of everyday items that we take for granted, that our farmers are struggling to pay for.
If you are willing to donate to our food drive, you can contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rachel at email@example.com. We can then organise a time and date to pick up your donations. Our target date to travel to Orange is Thursday 26th September 2018.
We will be documenting this fundraiser with photos and blogs posted around our social media platforms.
Please dig deep and help our Aussie Farmers.