THE MISSION CATERS IS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH THE FOLLOWING LIFE-CHANGING ORGANISATIONS:
SOFA- SOCIAL FIRMS AUSTRALIA
SoFA is a not for profit organisation that aims to create durable and accessible employment for people with a mental illness or disability. SoFA works to support various organisations to establish social firms. Their priority is to support those with a mental illness to both find and gain fulfilling employment, recognising the important role that work and its social connectedness play for those recovering from a mental illness.
Second Bite is committed to making a positive difference to people across Australia by identifying sources of nutritious, surplus fresh food and produce that might otherwise go to waste. They do this by rescuing and re-distributing surplus food, facilitating its safe and timely distribution to agencies and people in need. In 2010 Second Bite collected 880 tonnes of fresh food – an increase of 25% from 2009. With the generous support of 448 volunteers, enough food to provide 1.7 million hearty meals was donated to 212 community food programs across Victoria and Tasmania, up from 160 in 2009.