Apple iPads help feed the hungry

Apple Online Store“Thousands of disadvantaged Melbournians are now receiving free meals thanks to a new iPad app. The application, developed by volunteers and employees from Melbourne food charity FareShare, has increased their capacity to rescue food, cook and deliver meals,” David Swan reports for iTWire.

“Working as a data-entry portal for FareShare’s drivers, the application alerts chefs to what has been collected ahead of its delivery,” Swan reports. “It also reduces the charity’s paper trail, improves monitoring and reporting, and increases efficiency.”

Swan reports, “Food Donations and Logistics Manager Chris Scott said the application is helping FareShare move towards its target of cooking one million free nutritious meals a year for charities, using good food that would otherwise be wasted.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Colby R.” for the heads up.]


  1. hey Bunches, can we call you BM for short? You seem to be dumping a steaming pile sarcasm and negativity in the forums of every MDN article.

    Perhaps you’re being paid to do this? Hopefully you’ll save up enough to get an iPad for Xmas.

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