The Hunger Ride 2018

The inaugural Hunger Ride took place in March 2018, with six teams toughing out the hot conditions and raising more than $60,000 for Foodbank Victoria.

Check out the photo gallery and video from the day below, as well as all the teams and riders who took part.

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Watch the action from the event

Foodbank Victoria

Foodbank Victoria is the state’s leading food relief organisation with almost 90 years’ experience providing relief to struggling Victorians. With 1 in 5 Australians experiencing food insecurity, we are here to provide food assistance to those who need it most. Each month, we assist over 100,000 Victorians – almost a third of them are children.

Messages from donors
  • Diane Baines Fantastic....go guys!!!! $100
  • Ben Pratt Good luck team $100
  • Ryan Davis Fantastic cause Tony. #feedthekids $50
  • Tony Hallam $40

$22,938

SkyBus
Messages from donors
  • Anonymous $25

$27,651

Prestige Foods – CT Freight
Messages from donors
  • Matthew Bourgein $25
  • rick wong 164km w/ some mountains! I'd need a couple days at least. $100
  • Andrew Noblet Racing Good Luck Guys - Fantastic Effort x $100

$3,046

YoPRO
Messages from donors
  • Kelly Egan Great job Tim - good on you! $20
  • Fintan Heriot Nice work legends, great cause big fan of your company also. $50

$4,103

Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne is Australasia’s largest maritime hub for containerised, automotive and general cargo. It is a key economic asset for businesses and people across Victoria and south-eastern Australia. With Foodbank Victoria’s main distribution centre located within the Port of Melbourne, the organisation is a major supporter of Foodbank’s work. With the inaugural Hunger Ride already under their belt, Team Port of Melbourne is gearing up to hit the road again in 2019.

Messages from donors
  • Kimberley Nichols Go Team! $50

$150

Peters Ice Cream

For more than a century, Australians have been enjoying the great taste of Peters Ice Cream. With iconic brands including Drumstick, Frosty Fruits, BillaBong, Connoisseur, Monaco Bar, and Dixie Cup, Peters has an ice cream that satisfies every need. As a longtime supporter and partner of Foodbank Victoria, Peters Ice Cream participated in the inaugural Hunger Ride in 2018 and the team looks forward to tackling the mountain again in 2019!

 

Messages from donors
  • Adam Whyte Go Damo Go!! $50
  • Russell Kronenburg Good luck on the ride. $50
  • Kain Taylor $50
  • Susannah Bourke Good luck boys! $50
  • Anand Kuttappuzha All the best for peters Riders $50
  • Julia McCa Go get em! $40

$2,545