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website Foodbank WA has been proudly supported by BHP Billiton since 2011, to deliver a wide range of healthy eating and cooking programs to communities throughout the Pilbara region. Working in partnership with local community organisations Foodbank WA’s qualified nutritionists and dietitians travel to Jigalong, Kunawarritji, Marble Bar, Newman, Nullagine, Parnngurr, Port Hedland, Punmu, South Hedland, Strelley, Warralong and Yandeyarra to support and deliver the following programs:

 Foodbank School Breakfast Program

We provide quality food to registered Foodbank School Breakfast Program schools, free of charge. This ensures that all students have an equal opportunity to enjoy a wholesome and nutritious breakfast on a regular basis. Products include non-perishable SBP canned fruit in natural juice, wheat biscuits, oats, Vegemite, canned spaghetti, canned baked beans, UHT milk and 100% unsweetened UHT orange juice.
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Food Sensations® in Schools

Food Sensations® healthy eating and cooking workshops are delivered free of charge to registered Foodbank School Breakfast Program schools. Students learn new recipes and ways to use ingredients that are both delicious and nutritious. Food Sensations® is a hands on and fun way for students to learn how to eat well and the activities are linked to the Australian National Curriculum. Schools in the region can book student sessions, parent sessions and teacher training.
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Food Sensations in Schools Travel Schedule:

Town/Community: School/Organisation: Date:
Yandeyarra Yandeyarra Remote Community School 23 – 24 July
South Hedland Baler Primary School 26 – 27 July
Strelley Strelley Community School (Strelley campus) 20 Aug (tbc)
Warralong  Strelley Community School (Warralong campus) 23 – 24 Aug (tbc)
South Hedland Cassia Primary School 23 – 24 Aug (tbc)
Port Hedland Port Hedland Primary School 23 – 24 Aug (tbc)
Parnngurr Parnngurr Primary School 10 – 12 Sept (tbc)
Newman Newman Primary School 13 – 14 Sept (tbc)
Marble Bar Marble Bar Primary School 15 – 16 Oct (tbc)
Nullagine  Nullagine Remote Community School 17 Oct (tbc)
South Hedland South Hedland Primary School 19 Oct (tbc)

*Dates marked TBC are subject to change and will be confirmed two weeks prior.

Fuel Your Future

Fuel Your Future is a healthy eating and cooking program designed especially for youth (12-18 years). The program consists of four fun, hands on and interactive workshops that help build confidence and while enhancing food planning, preparation and cooking skills . Youth centres and schools in the Pilbara region can register for the FREE program.
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Fuel Your Future Travel Schedule:

Town/Community: School/Organisation: Date:
Yandeyarra Yandeyarra Remote Community School 24 Jul
South Hedland Youth Involvement Council 25 Jul
Warralong Strelley Community School (Warralong campus) 21 Aug (tbc)
South Hedland Mirnutharntu Maya YMCA 23 Aug (tbc)
Marble Bar Marble Bar Primary School 16 Oct (tbc)
Nullagine Nullagine Remote Community School 17 Oct (tbc)
South Hedland Mirnutharntu Maya YMCA 18 Oct (tbc)

*Dates marked TBC are subject to change and will be confirmed two weeks prior.

Food Sensations® for Parents

Food Sensations® for Parents is a healthy eating and cooking program designed especially for parents of 0-5 year old children. The four-series program empowers parents with knowledge and skills to provide nutritious meals for themselves and their families. Playgroups and parent centres in the region are able to register for the FREE program.
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Food Sensations for Parents Travel Schedule:

Town/Community: School/Organisation: Date:
South Hedland  Gumula Playgroup at South Hedland PS 23 Jul
Yandeyarra Yandeyarra Remote Community School 24 Jul
South Hedland Kindilink Playgroup at South Hedland PS 25 Jul
South Hedland Playgroup at Baler Primary School 27 Jul (tbc)
Port Hedland Playgroup at Port Hedland Primary School 27 Jul (tbc)
Warralong Gumula Playgroup 21 Aug (tbc)
South Hedland Gumula Playgroup 23 Aug (tbc)
Port Hedland Playgroup at Port Hedland Primary School 24 Aug (tbc)
Parnngurr World Vision Playgroup 11 – 12 Sep (tbc)
Newman Newman Neighbourhood Centre 13 Sep (tbc)
Newman Newman Mother’s Group 14 Sep (tbc)
Marble Bar Gumula Playgroup 16 Oct (tbc)
South Hedland Gumula Playgroup at South Hedland PS 18 Oct (tbc)

*Dates marked TBC are subject to change and will be confirmed two weeks prior.

Food Sensations® Educator Training

Food Sensations® Educator Training is designed to equip health and community professionals with the educational strategies and resources required to promote healthy eating in their local community. Foodbank WA is committed to collaboration through partnerships and building the capacity of local health and community services to further promote healthy eating and cooking to those in need.
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For any further information please contact Leisha Aberle on (08) 9463 3224 or email leisha.aberle@foodbankwa.org.au

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