• Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 11
    It’s day 11 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Ok, we call our parcels food parcels but they do also contain some essential non food teams, like TP.
    Posted: Sunday 11 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 10
    It’s day 10 of our #reverseadventcalendar Breakfast cereal like bran, oats, cornflakes, rice bubbles and weetbix are the most popular in our food parcels. We try to keep away from the really sugary ones.
    Posted: Saturday 10 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 9
    It’s day 9 of our #reverseadventcalendar Who doesn’t enjoy a cup of tea or coffee (or milo) to start the day?
    Posted: Friday 9 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 8
    It’s day 8 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Rice is a great pantry staple to make simple dishes like pilaf, salad, stir-fry and one-pots.
    Posted: Thursday 8 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 7
    It’s day 7 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Tinned fruit and vegetables are a low-waste way to get your 5+ a day.
    Posted: Wednesday 7 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 6
    It’s day 6 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Corned beef (or any tinned meat) is a great addition to the Foodbank donation box, proving the base for a hearty hot meal.
    Posted: Tuesday 6 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 5
    It’s day 5 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Tinned spaghetti is a quick and easy ingredient for toasted sandwiches, and some would say pizza!
    Posted: Monday 5 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 4
    It’s day 4 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Herbs and spices add flavour to meals, and in some cases can have health benefits.
    Posted: Sunday 4 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 3
    It’s day 3 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Cookies are a sweet treat. We don’t usually provide them in our parcels but this is a special time of the year 😍
    Posted: Saturday 3 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 2
    It’s day 2 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Dried Pasta (spaghetti, macaroni, lasagne, spirals etc) is a key staple in the food parcels we provide as they help to bulk up any meal.
    Posted: Friday 2 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 1
    It’s the first day of our #reverseadventcalendar. From tuna mornays, fish patties, pasta salads, nachos and wraps, there’s plenty of reasons to include Tuna in your Foodbank donation box.
    Posted: Thursday 1 December 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar Poster
    Here's a poster for you to print out for your Reverse Advent Calendar box
    Posted: Monday 28 November 2022
  • Weekend Wish List
    Kia ora, here's our Wish List to help weekend shoppers to know what we need right now at the Foodbank.
    Posted: Friday 25 November 2022
  • Entertainment Membership - Black Friday Sale
    BLACK FRIDAY SALE! Order your Entertainment Membership between Friday 25 November & Sunday 27th November and you will get another Membership of the same or lesser value FOR FREE.
    Posted: Thursday 24 November 2022
  • Reverse Advent Calendar
    On Thursday 1 December we start our Reverse Advent Calendar for the Foodbank. Unlike a regular advent calendar where the focus is on receiving a treat every day, the reverse advent calendar puts the focus on giving to those in need.
    Posted: Wednesday 23 November 2022
  • Cash for Communities
    For our friends in the Wairarapa - There's only a couple of weeks left in the PGG Wrightson Retail and Water Cash for Communities programme 🌱 You have until 30 November to order your Ballance Agri-Nutrients fertiliser and nominate the Foodbank.
    Posted: Wednesday 16 November 2022
  • Online Orders
    Perishable food items cannot be put into the donation boxes at the supermarkets but there IS a way that you can donate these important items.
    Posted: Sunday 13 November 2022
  • Food Drive
    REMINDER: Tomorrow is our supermarket Food Drive: New World Hutt City, PAK'nSAVE Petone, Pak N Save Lower Hutt and Countdown Queensgate and High Street. Our volunteers will be at the entrance/exit from 10am to 2pm collecting your donated food and grocery items. Thank you for your support!
    Posted: Friday 11 November 2022
  • Here's why your donation is so important (Oct 2022)
    Our volunteers were kept busy in October 2022. We distributed 542 emergency food parcels feeding 1063 adults and 1098 children!
    Posted: Monday 7 November 2022
  • New Partnership with Spice Tree
    We are excited to acknowledge our newest partner, Spice Tree, who has committed to donating 25kg of fresh, locally milled, NZ Grown Whole Wheat Flour to the Foodbank every month!
    Posted: Monday 22 August 2022
  • PAK'canSAVE is back
    With more families than ever struggling to put food on the table, the PAK’canSAVE initiative, which is on now, has never been more important.
    Posted: Saturday 9 July 2022

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