New Zealand Foodbanks
APPLY FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE:
If you are in need of food assistance please get in touch with your local foodbank directly for a food parcel. It is advisable to call them first. You may need to bring photo ID and proof of address and other documentation including a referral from a social agency.
Contact details can be found here Find a Foodbank
If you need assistance such as budgeting, local health services or other Government agency help you can find their contact details here Community Services
With the economic impact of COVID19 set to continue, along with the start of the new school term many families in the community are still struggling to put food on the table and will require assistance from a local foodbank.
These foodbanks will face an increased demand for food parcels and will struggle to meet this need. If you would like to support your local foodbank and help a family in need you can make a financial donation using their bank details or through their website on our Donate page. If you would like to donate food items please contact your local foodbank directly.
If you would like to offer your time as a volunteer or provide free services please contact your local foodbank directly as each one will have different requirements. You can also visit the Seek Volunteer website for a range of volunteering listings.