Lower Hutt Foodbank 616745 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz en-nz Lower Hutt Community Foodbank 30 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 8 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956894 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. 050, 8 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956894 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 7 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956893 It’s day 7 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Tinned fruit and vegetables are a low-waste way to get your 5+ a day. 050, 7 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956893 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 6 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956892 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. 050, 6 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956892 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 5 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956891 It’s day 5 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Tinned spaghetti is a quick and easy ingredient for toasted sandwiches, and some would say pizza! 050, 5 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956891 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 4 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956890 It’s day 4 of our #reverseadventcalendar. Herbs and spices add flavour to meals, and in some cases can have health benefits. 050, 4 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956890 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 3 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956889 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 😍 049, 3 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956889 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 2 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956888 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. 049, 2 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956888 Reverse Advent Calendar - Day 1 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956887 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. 049, 1 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956887 Reverse Advent Calendar Poster https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/reverseadventposter Here's a poster for you to print out for your Reverse Advent Calendar box 049, 28 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/reverseadventposter Weekend Wish List https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956909 Kia ora, here's our Wish List to help weekend shoppers to know what we need right now at the Foodbank. 048, 25 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956909 Entertainment Membership - Black Friday Sale https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/blackfriday 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. 048, 24 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/blackfriday Reverse Advent Calendar https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/reverseadventcalendar 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. 048, 23 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/reverseadventcalendar Cash for Communities https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/957030 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. 047, 16 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/957030 Online Orders https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956886 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. 047, 13 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956886 Food Drive https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956911 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! 046, 11 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956911 Here's why your donation is so important (Oct 2022) https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956675 Our volunteers were kept busy in October 2022. We distributed 542 emergency food parcels feeding 1063 adults and 1098 children! 046, 7 Nov 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/956675 New Partnership with Spice Tree https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/951801 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! 035, 22 Aug 2022 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/951801 PAK'canSAVE is back https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/947009 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. 028, 9 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/947009 New World Family2Family Foodbank Fundraiser https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/931803 Fill a bag with grocery items to help families who need it the most. 019, 2 May 2022 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.lowerhuttfoodbank.org.nz/blog/931803