Security and data software provider Dicker Kaspersky has teamed up to raise funds for the Australian food rescue association OzHarvest.
Companies will run an incentive campaign for their corporate contacts from today until July 31, 2021. “At the end of the campaign, we will donate to OzHarvest,” said Shane Piercy, Dicker Data business unit manager for software.
OzHarvest collects surplus good quality food from commercial outlets and delivers it to some 1,300 charities across Australia.
The charity said demand for its services has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 outbreak and food rescue has become a frontline service during shutdowns. OzHarvest said its drivers delivered some 30 million meals in the past year.
Kaspersky said its fight to protect businesses and individuals from cybercrime has now extended offline to lend a hand to the cause.
“There is a strong demand for OzHarvest services,” said Margrith Appleby, Managing Director of Kaspersky ANZ. “Our goal is to provide more than 5,000 meals this winter so more people have access to quality, nutritious food in these unprecedented times.”
OzHarvest Founder Ronni Kahn AO said, “Despite the hardships faced by so many people, the power of the community shone with more people and companies such as Kaspersky and
Dicker Data is mobilizing to support our cause for which we are deeply grateful.