The Hunger Ride 2019

In its second year, the Hunger Ride was even bigger and better. With major sponsor Montague JAZZ ™ Apple our riders managed to raise more than $80,000 to support children and families in need.

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

Our Event Partners...

Watch the action from the event

Foodbank Victoria

Whether it’s everyday emergencies or in times of crisis, Foodbank Victoria has been providing vital food relief to vulnerable Victorians for more than 90 years. Through our network of 551 charity partners across the State, we’re able to provide 1.3 million meals a month to Victorian kids and their families.

Messages from donors
  • Anonymous $1,000
  • Sean Lasslett Happy peddlin'! $50
  • Anonymous $5
  • Grace Yu $200
  • Kimberley Nichols Here we go Team! Ready for re-hydration and cheer squad duties! $50


JAZZ ™ Apple

JAZZ ™ is more than an apple, it’s a naturally refreshing sensation. Grown by proud Foodbank partner and family-owned fresh fruit business – Montague – the sensational JAZZ ™ apples are sourced from over 500,000 trees throughout Australia. You can find the crunchy, distinctly sweet with a tangy flavour JAZZ ™ in the premium fruit sections of your local supermarket and in quality independent retail stores, green grocers and markets.

Messages from donors
  • Elaine Montague Wishing you all well. Elaine and Bill ontague $1,000
  • Anonymous Well done team! $150
  • Sean Sierakowski Got a Pip foodbank!!! $100
  • Rochelle Vaisanen $50
  • ShineWing Australia Pty Ltd $1,000
  • Brisbane Markets Limited $250
  • Sukhdeep Watson $20
  • Neil Thompson Great stuff Team Jazz. All the best in your efforts. $100
  • Leane Leggo $50
  • Jan O'Shea Enjoy, Lotsaluv Mummy !!!!!!! $100
  • Shane O'Brien Go the Schef! $25
  • Benedikt Mangold $30


Peters Ice Cream

For more than a century, Australians have been enjoying the great taste of Peters Ice Cream. With iconic brands such as Peters Original, Drumstick, Frosty Fruits, Connoisseur and Maxibon, 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, again in 2019! The team looks forward to tackling the mountain again in 2020!


Messages from donors
  • Michelle Terblanche $20
  • Elise Catimel $20
  • James Bell GO TEAM PETERS!!! $50
  • Jonathon Hall Good work team Peters!! $20
  • Lyndal Gorey Good Luck all !! $30
  • Jan McMillan Thank you all for all your hard work $50
  • Elkin Jackson Go team Peters! $50
  • Robyn Gallagher $30
  • Ken Chen $20
  • Michael Tinkler Do us proud. $200
  • Anonymous $20


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 2018 and 2019 Hunger Rides already under their belt, Team Port of Melbourne is gearing up to hit the road again in 2020.

Messages from donors
  • Greg Cotsworth Port of Melbourne Morning Tea Fundraiser $130
  • Port of Melbourne This donation is made possible thanks to the kind and generous support of the Port of Melbourne staff attending the Hunger Ride Morining Tea $448
  • Deanne Cahir Goodluck Greg! $40
  • Liz Richards Go team $50
  • Anonymous Awesome cause, great effort Greg & Alwyn. $50
  • Keith Gordon $100
  • Padraig Moloney Well done gents, great work by you two for a great cause. Enjoy! I think? $50


West Gate Tunnel Project

The West Gate Tunnel Project will deliver a vital alternative to the West Gate Bridge by providing a second river crossing. The project is a partnership between the Victorian Government and Transurban and is being built by construction contractors CPB Contractors and John Holland. The West Gate Tunnel Project is proud to be supporting Foodbank Victoria through the 2020 Hunger Ride event.

Messages from donors
  • Anonymous $616
  • WGTP Go Team! $1,039
  • Michelle Carroll I hope you all have a brilliant ride $100
  • Chelsea Nurthen $50
  • Gwyn Jones $50