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The Big Umbrella Foundation is committed to the principle that every person should live free from poverty and exploitation.

As an NGO based in Australia, The Big Umbrella Foundation works both locally and aboard to address issues impacting on marginalised people, including those effected by human rights abuse, exploitation, forced labour, food insecurity and homelessness. 

The Big Umbrella is 100% run by volunteers

118,000+

Homeless In Australia

170,000+

Meals shared

26,500+

Volunteers and growing

280Tonne

food rescued

COVID19 UPDATE – We are currently operating on WEDNESDAY ONLY at Federation Square from 7:30pm – 9pm. providing free meals to anyone in need.

OPERATION OF THE BIG UMBRELLA FOOD RELIEF REGISTRATION NUMBER FA-19-19682

As stipulated under the directions of the Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Annaliese Van Dieme, in accordance with emergency powers arising from the declared state of emergency, Public Health & Wellbeing Act 2008 (VIC), “Restricted Activities Directions No.9”, as enforceable from 31 May 11.59pm, 2020

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