Sanne Reijenga - Events & Volunteer Coordinator  

Program item: Educating the community to reduce food waste and food insecurity
 Thursday 15 November 2018
 Stream Six - Educating the community

Sanne Reijenga works as the Event & Volunteer Coordinator for OzHarvest South Australia. OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting over 100 tonnes of good food every week and delivering it to more than 1300 charities, making a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable men, women and children.

In her role, Sanne looks after awareness raising and fundraising events as well as corporate and community engagement, oversees the ever-growing Yellow Army of volunteers in Adelaide, and is responsible for local marketing and communication. Sanne is passionate about reducing food waste, connecting people by sharing food and educating people about the need to work towards a more sustainable food system. In her home country the Netherlands she co-founded the Youth Food Movement, while studying a Bachelor in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. Previously she also completed a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business and Languages, specialising in Event Management.

Outside of her job with OzHarvest, loves spending time with friends and family over a home cooked meal and a good glass of wine.