Merrilyn explains her role as a volunteer at NewHope Community Care, and how they’ve been working with Foodbank Victoria and some local churches in Whitehorse to provide food for international students who are ineligible for JobKeeper and JobSeeker.

If you’d like to donate food, you can do so at the NewHope Community Center at 3 Springfield Road, Blackburn. Click onto the home page and click on the ‘I Can Help’ button to see a list of groceries you can add to your list to donate.