How do I donate to a food bank NZ?

How do I donate to a food bank NZ?

If you’d like to donate food or other non-perishable goods, please call Ron on 03 218 6620. You can also make an online donation to Foodbank New Zealand at

What can you not donate to a food bank UK?

Non-food items

  • Toiletries – deodorant, toilet paper, shower gel, shaving gel, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, tooth paste, hand wipes.
  • Household items – laundry liquid detergent, laundry powder, washing up liquid.
  • Feminine products – sanitary towels and tampons.
  • Baby supplies – nappies, baby wipes and baby food.

Do food banks take toiletries?

Take a look at what’s in a food parcel to see what items to donate, and don’t forget that food banks also accept essential non-food items such as toiletries and hygiene products, helping people in crisis to maintain dignity and feel human again.

What should I put in a food bank box?

A typical food parcel includes:

  1. Cereal.
  2. Soup.
  3. Pasta.
  4. Rice.
  5. Tinned tomatoes/ pasta sauce.
  6. Lentils, beans and pulses.
  7. Tinned meat.
  8. Tinned vegetables.

How do I donate to local families in need?


  1. Individuals or Families can Cyber-Sponsor a Family in Need.
  2. Step 1: Choose a Community.
  3. Step 2: Complete an Online Donation.
  4. Step 3: Support your Family in Other Ways.
  5. STEP 4: Inspire others on Create The Good.
  6. Monthly Cost for Food Box Option.
  7. Monthly Cost for Cyber-Sponsorship Program.

What does the Trussell Trust do?

We support a nationwide network of food banks and together we provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.

Where can I donate in NZ?

Choose From Our Impactful Charities

  • Ako Mātātupu: Teach First NZ.
  • Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
  • Digital Future Aotearoa.
  • First Foundation.
  • Hillary Outdoors.
  • PARS Inc.
  • Pillars.
  • Variety – the Children’s Charity.

What can I put in my food bank parcel?

What’s in a food parcel?

  1. Cereal.
  2. Soup.
  3. Pasta.
  4. Rice.
  5. Tinned tomatoes/ pasta sauce.
  6. Lentils, beans and pulses.
  7. Tinned meat.
  8. Tinned vegetables.

What can I donate to a food bank UK?

What Foods Do Food Banks Need The Most?

  • Cereals.
  • Tinned Soups and Stew.
  • Pasta, rice and pasta sauce.
  • Tinned meat and fish.
  • Tinned beans and vegetables.
  • Tinned fruit.
  • Condiments and Spices.
  • Canola and olive oil Sprays.

Why donate food to the Capital Area Food Bank?

When you or your organization make a food donation, you bring hope to a family’s table and benefit your community. The Capital Area Food Bank relies on support from retailers, community groups, and people like you to help us get food onto the plates of those who need it.

Why give to the CAFB?

The food Jose receives from the CAFB is making a big difference for his family’s ability to eat well, and to stretch dollars further. Dads across our area dream of the same things for their children: health and bright futures.

How can I help children with food stamps?

The most efficient way to do that is through a monetary donation, though we gladly accept food donations as well. By providing foods that are high fiber, low sugar, and low in sodium, you’ll enable children and families to have the kinds of nutritious meals they need to maintain health.

How do we get food to people who need it most?

With the help of farmers, wholesalers, restaurants, community members, and others, we source the food for over 45 million meals each year. And thanks to our hundreds of partners in the community, we’re able to get that food to the individuals and families who need it most. Creating Hunger Solutions for Tomorrow.