The Australian Institute of Packaging has had another successful year of its annual Foodbank Hamper Packing Day, packing 10,000 hampers for those in need and raising a million dollars in donations and funds.
In its ninth year, AIP’s Foodbank Hamper Packing Day was held last week (6 December) with 270 volunteers packing 1200 family hampers, 300 women's packs, 200 back-to-school packs, and writing personal messages on 1700 Christmas cards.
Scroll through our gallery above to see who was there and what was involved.
AIP executive director Nerida Kelton said the AIP recognised Orora and SMC for their contribution to the program.
“Orora makes all the boxes for the program and SMC have been a significant sponsor for the event for a few years now. [SMC MD] Wayne Driver attended in person, demonstrating his commitment to the cause,” Kelton said.
“To all of the companies who donate goods, funds and/or provide volunteers for the day, thank you. We simply could not run this year-on-year without you.”
The 2019 sponsors and donors for the Foodbank Hamper Packing Day included: All Purpose Transport, Brisbane Racing Club, Haymans, John Sands, Orora, Colgate, Ego Pharmaceuticals, Unilever, TetraPak, SMC, JBS & Primo, Kimberley-Clark, STOROPack, Axelent Australia, BWX Limited and Sukin, Fromm Packaging, Foodmach, AGITO, ABB, Agito, APPMA, Bretts Hardware, Graham Bell UK, HPD Building, Linde, Lush, Nordson Oncore, QUT, Urban Utilities, Siecap.
If you would like to be a part of the 2020 program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org