If you would like to donate food items to help our cause, then give us a call or bring the donation down to our premises (27b Dudley St). Our contact details, location and opening hours can be found on the Contact Us page. Alternatively you can leave small quantities of food items in the foodbank bins at these supermarkets:
New World, Lower Hutt
Countdown Queensgate, Lower Hutt
Countdown High Street, Lower Hutt
Pak'n Save, Lower Hutt
Pak'n Save, Petone
The Foodbank needs nutritional food items and other household goods:
Seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables
Tinned vegetables such as corn kernels, beans, peas, carrots, tomatoes
Tinned fish and canned meats
Tinned spaghetti and baked beans
Tinned soups and dried soup packets
Tea bags and milk powder
Baby food, baby milk formula, baby nappies and wipes
Dried goods such as rice, sugar, flour, instant noodles and pasta
Biscuits, snack and muesli bars
Spreads such as jam, peanut butter and marmite
Household items such as bar soap, soap powder, toilet rolls
You can help the Foodbank with monetary donations. Although our direct services are suspended during the COVID-19 lock-downs we are currently passing on monetary donations to The Salvation Army and The Common Unity project who are able to support our clients with food delivered in a contact-less way .
These will be used to enable the Foodbank to keep operating.
There are several ways you can donate.
Donate online here (this will link to our donation page on Spark's Givealittle donation site - a donation receipt is delivered straight away to the e-mail address you enter)
Donate direct into our bank account: 03-0531-0526749-01 - Lower Hutt Foodbank (Provide your name in the PARTICULARS field and send us an email with address details for your receipt)
Donate by Cheque to Lower Hutt Community Foodbank, PO Box 31172, Lower Hutt 5010
You could also consider a regular donation to help the Foodbank cover rental costs.
The Lower Hutt Community Foodbank is registered as a charitable entity (CC25676). All donations qualify for tax credits and receipts will be issued in April each year after the end of the tax year (or earlier if requested).