Giving back: Non-bank lender helps battle food insecurity

Non-bank mortgage lender Resimac has just become the newest partner of Food Ladder, the world’s first not-for-profit organisation that uses environmentally and economically sustainable solutions to address food insecurity.

Food Ladder provides custom-designed hydroponics systems, education, and training opportunities to supply commercial quantities of affordable nutrient-rich produce around the globe — from the towns of India and Uganda to the remotest parts of Australia’s Northern Territory.

In a statement, Resimac joint CEO Scott McWilliam said the group’s decision to support the organisation “was driven by an alignment between the new brand positioning of Resimac and the purpose of Food Ladder, as well as the desire of Resimac employees to support the under-privileged in meaningful ways”. The new Resimac brand was launched recently following the Homeloans and Resimac Limited brands merger.

McWilliam said Resimac aims to be looked upon as an innovator that embraces service and technology to help clients fulfil their dream of home ownership.

“Similarly, Food Ladder uses technology to provide solutions to basic human needs of food and economic security,” McWilliam said.

“We know that as one of the most philanthropic nations on Earth, it is important to most Australians to support underprivileged communities. By supporting Food Ladder, Resimac is pleased to be able to help make this desire a reality.”

Food Ladder CEO Kelly McJannett said they are “absolutely thrilled to be partnering with Resimac”, an organisation that shares their mission to innovate, embrace technology and create a better world through economic or food security.  

“The support from Resimac is much more than a monetary contribution. It is a partnership commitment which embraces the talents of Resimac’s staff and will help us transform the lives of those most in need through Food Ladder programs here in Australia and overseas,” McJannett said.