Stories of how The Salvation Army and its many corporate supporters are helping to make a difference in the lives of Kiwis in communities throughout New Zealand.
Countdown and The Salvation Army have teamed up for their annual Food Rescue Winter Appeal to help stock The Salvation Army’s foodbanks ahead of what could be New Zealand’s busiest winter ever for foodbanks.
Building a better country for our children was the theme, as national leaders addressed The Salvation Army’s annual Red Shield Appeal Breakfasts.
Parents struggling with back to school costs have been given a boost of more than $60,000 by generous Warehouse Stationery customers.
Fathers and children breaking the cycle of family violence have received a more than $600,000 boost.
A child whose mum died then his house burned down was among those in the Pacific given a brighter future by Crown Worldwide NZ Ltd.
Thousands of Kiwis have been supported with donations of toiletries and household cleaning products thanks to Colgate Palmolive, and Countdown customers.
The Salvation Army’s Whangarei foodbank is set to open an extra day each week thanks to a $15,000 donation from Countdown.
A dollar donation from New Zealand shoppers will has raised almost $90,000 to help almost 100 at-risk teens get support to aspire to bigger things.
Students in the Rotorua area who have to change schools during the year are being helped to make the transition with 100 backpacks.