How to Save Money on Groceries and Help Feed Vulnerable Aussies Simultaneously

Each new member = five free meals for vulnerable Australian.


What if you could save money when you shop, but also give back at the same time? It’s sounds like a pretty dreamy scenario, but it’s actually not too good to be true.

Introducing Wholesome Market: the revolutionary concept that not only donates five meals to vulnerable Australians for each new member, but is also saving Aussies around $35 per shop and almost $400 per year.

Let’s break it down.

Wholesome Market operates on a membership basis, removes the middlemen and standard pesky retail mark-ups, and are then able to offer their members wholesale prices.

How it works

  • Membership fee is $60 per year
  • Access to over 3, 000 products and 200 brands
  • Enjoy between 15-50% off retail prices for all items
  • Free carbon- neutral delivery straight to your door when you spend $79 or more
  • Categories include healthy snacks, pantry items, vitamins and supplements, bath and body, babies and kids, Non-Toxic & sustainable home
  • Organic, gluten free, keto, paleo, non-GMO and vegan are all catered for

The Numbers

  • Average saving is $35 per order
  • Approximately $385 saved per year
  • Free memberships offered to Australians in need
  • They donate 5 x meals to vulnerable Australians through OZ Harvest on behalf of every paid member

The idea behind Wholesale Market was born by Jerry Li and Alene Sullivan. Li, who was born in Australia to immigrant parents, saw the difficulty and expense of accessing healthy food, especially for low-income families first-hand while Sullivan was a new mum who had just quit her job, with an invigorated motivation to make a change in the world.

In the ten months since their launch, the two have saved their members over $250,000 and have donated over 10,000 meals to vulnerable Australians.

Pretty incredible work.

To see all their incredible work, follow Wholesome Market on Instagram. If you want to get involved, you can sign up on their website here.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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