Discover Our Community

At The Gospel, we are not just fanatical about rye. We are also passionate about standing up for what we believe in and supporting our community. That’s why we’ve partnered with incredible folk who are working towards what they believe in. For every online purchase via our webstore, we will donate 2.5% of the profit to a partner organisation of your choice. Meet some of our heroes:

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SmartMeals

As restrictions are lifted and we return from multiple lockdowns, the full effect of the global pandemic on Australia’s hospitality sector is now being realised. As a nation we faced many challenges - mental health crisis, increases in domestic violence and job and food insecurity.

The SmartMeals program, run by homelessness charity StreetSmart, provides nutritious, ready-made meals for vulnerable people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. The program also funds food based social enterprises that are providing training and job skills to their vulnerable staff. We are proud to partner with SmartMeals to help them take action against hunger and provide opportunities.

As of April 2022, over 266,000 SmartMeals have been delivered across Australia thanks to hospitality venues and social enterprises partners that took part in the campaign. At the moment, there are 7 partners cooking 858 meals a week for homeless charities across the country, providing meals and jobs for vulnerable people. 

Prefer to donate directly? All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and can be made here.

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Common Ground

Australia is built on a story that ignores its true history. It’s essential to bridge the knowledge gap that exists in our country, which is the underlying cause of so much prejudice, inequality and disadvantage. We feel deeply privileged to live in a country which is the home of the oldest living culture, and to live and work on unceded land. We still have a lot to learn but we are committed to helping break down the divides between non-Indigenous Australians and First Nations people.

Common Ground work tirelessly to strengthen First Nations cultures and to challenge systems of power so that First Nations people can have control over their futures. They are a First Nations-led not-for-profit who amplify First Nations voices, knowledge and stories; campaign to make changes in the education and justice systems; and develop new ways of celebrating and strengthening culture so it can be shared with future generations.

Common Ground provides us with an opportunity to learn from First Nations people and connect with their culture. It’s up to us to listen and to contribute towards positive change. Together we can shape an Australia that centres First Nations people, so that every person can thrive. 

Prefer to donate directly? All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and can be made here.

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WIRE

Every day women, non-binary and gender diverse people face injustice and discrimination due to systemic inequalities in our society. We feel strongly about working towards a just and inclusive society that celebrates social justice, respect and equality for all.

WIRE is a free information, support and referral service dedicated to supporting women, non-binary, and gender-diverse people across Victoria, working towards equality since 1983 centering the voices and stories of people in the community they support. WIRE assists with matters as wide reaching as gender equity, family violence, social isolation, employment, economic insecurity and homelessness.

We are proud to partner with WIRE to support them in working with Victorian women, non-binary and gender-diverse people. WIRE works with the community to address the issues they identify, assist them to make informed choices in their lives, and advocate for structural change to bring about gender equity and social justice.

Prefer to donate directly? All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and can be made here.

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