January 17th 2018.
Good Afternoon Samantha,
Whitsunday Regional Council wish to advise that QLD Food Bank has been nominated for an 2018 Australia Day Award in the “Community Event of the Year” category.
Congratulations on your nomination!
Finalist for Social Capitalist & Top 100 - Cool Companies in Australia
Social Capitalist Award (Making the World a Better Place):
Social Capitalists successfully apply commercial principles to social issues. The winner of the Social Capitalist Award will have demonstrated the ability to address a targeted social need in an organised, innovative and entrepreneurial way. Judges will be looking for sustainable success in tackling a social issue while maintaining revenue growth, or experiencing commercial success as a result.
State Winners of the 2017 Get Ready Queensland Resilient Australia Award.
We have been recognised as State Winners of the 2017 Get Ready Queensland Resilient Australia Award.
Sammy Jo has was previously known as co founder of Aidtaskers - Both Myself and Mr Ayles (Now a separate business) accept a copy of this award for our joint coordination of aid to the North Qld Community.
We may have gone our separate ways however I am pleased to say that the majority of the old team have come on board with QLD Food Bank & National Disaster Management Services (NDMS).
We look forward to serving the community in the future under our very own names -
QLD Food Bank & National Disaster Management Services (NDMS).
Letter of Support from Volunteer Whitsundays
GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS
Nominated in the Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards 2017, as the founder of QLD Food Bank. Sammy Jo the founder of QLD Food Bank also made top 5 finalists for the Awards night Nov 3rd 2017 in events, hospitality and tourism for one of her other businesses. Donut Empire.