Inside this issue:
Countdown’s generosity in providing packaged food to Salvation Army food banks means improved nutrition for many Army clients and, in some cases, ensures food banks don’t run out of food.
270,000 children in New Zealand live in dire material need. What are the solutions for addressing the crisis of child poverty?
With an aim of building resilience in Christchurch school communities, The Salvation Army’s School Programme has been providing social and practical support to schools in suburbs hardest hit by earthquakes for the past 15 months.
About 80 per cent of children entering Salvation Army emergency accommodation programmes with their mothers have experienced family violence. The Salvation Army’s response is the Safe from the Start programme, designed by the Army in Australia for pre-school children and their parents.
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