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Ready meals company Dineamic has teamed up with FareShare to donate more than 1500 meals to Aussies in need this Christmas.

Dineamic kicked off its campaign this week with an initial donation of 1500 meals, as it looks to donate a Christmas roast and all its trimmings to Fareshare when customers purchase a meal from Dineamic’s new festive menu.

“With the bushfires and COVID-19, food insecurity has increased. The Hunger Report recently stated 1 in 5 Australians are food insecure, which means there are 5 million people in Australia who don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Or how they are going to pay for it,” said Dineamic co-founder and FareShare ambassador Karen Inge.

“This partnership will aim to help bring down those figures and show Australians who are doing it tough that we’re in this together. 

“The demand is enormous for nutritious meals, so we urge every Australian that if they can, they give to FareShare or their chosen charity, or buy a Dineamic Christmas meal so we can give on your behalf.”

FareShare CEO Marcus Godhino has welcomed the donations and said the organisation is working harder than ever to ensure vulnerable Australians have food on the table.

“In what has been an extremely challenging year for all Australians, FareShare has found ways to cook millions of free nutritious meals for those in need – more than ever before,” he said.

“FareShare is thrilled to partner with Dineamic on this Christmas campaign to deliver healthy festive fare and a little joy to people’s lives.”

Dineamic’s festive menu includes:

Roast Chicken with Chat Potato, Vegetables & Moroccan Sauce;

Roast Turkey & Ham with Chat Potatoes, Vegetables & Cranberry Sauce;

White Christmas Powerballs, 3 per serve; and

Christmas Fruitcake with Butterscotch Sauce (serves two).

It is available until 17 December, with donations of Christmas meals to be delivered to FareShare on 11 and 18 December.

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