WE'RE A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE. 
WE BELIEVE IN EATING WELL,
FOR GOOD! 

Kinfolk Enterprise started over 10 years ago at the now closed 'Kinfolk Café' on Melbourne's Bourke Street.  We started the business to cultivate a culture of inclusion and capacity-building for our volunteers and employees. The idea was simple, run a café that provided training and community for marginalised Victorians facing barriers to employment, and distribute the profits to Australian charities. 

Since 2010, Kinfolk has grown bigger and more diverse than we could've imagined. Our volunteer program (which recently surpassed 1,000 volunteers) now lives at our Carlton North café Sibling, with up 30 volunteers engaged every week. 

 

In the city, at 673 Bourke's historic Donkey Wheel House (above our old café) we run a thriving events and catering business - 'Events by Kinfolk' - which provides ethical event space hire for meetings, conferences and weddings, with in-house catering to boot! For bookings or to arrange catering deliver you can reach us on 03 9620 7799 or via email at events@kinfolk.org.au

We also have an online shop delivering groceries & gifts to homes all over Melbourne, but we're not just serving our customer community. Our van is also packed full with food relief as we restock empty pantries and fridges of women & kids moving on from family violence & deliver community meals Victorians in hardship. 

By supporting any of our ventures you are supporting our mission, but if you'd like to give our fight against food insecurity a nudge in the right direction, you can make a tax deductible donation here!

 

ABOUT US

We are a not-for-profit social enterprise. We believe in eating well, for good. Our in-house training program delivers capacity building & community for volunteers from all walks of life & each week we deliver food relief to vulnerable Victorians. Click play on the video for a snapshot of what Kinfolk has meant to our community. 

 

FOOD RELIEF

We are a non-for-profit enterprise building social inclusion in this curious time of social distancing. We believe in eating well, for good. 

Our ventures create community & provide specialised training to individuals facing isolation and barriers to employment. 

Alongside serving coffee and delivering gifts and groceries, we're also delivering food relief to those who need it most - restocking kitchens of women and children moving on from family violence and donating meals to community groups in hardship. Since mid-2020 we've restocked 900+ kitchens and donated more than 18, 000 meals. 

GIFTS FOR GOOD

Kinfolk & Sibling delivers gifts to Melbourne homes & offices that are extra special. Delicious foods, beautiful crafted wares & thoughtfully curated kits just oozing positive vibes & good times. All wrapped up with a side of social impact.

EVENTS & CATERING

We deliver covid-safe solutions for corporate, non-profit, government and private events. Our unique spaces in heritage Donkey Wheel House cater to all event-types and sizes.

If you have a special occasion or a corporate engagement, we'd love to be of assistance. You can reach us on 03 9620 7799 or via email at events@kinfolk.org.au

 

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