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Feed the Frontlines - Support our Covid-19 heroes

Closed Cause page created in the Disaster category by Ben Brown for "To fund the provision of meals to people working on the frontline of NZ's response to Covid-19"


$11,351 of $15,000 goal

Given by 68 generous donors in 6 weeks

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Providing free meals to those working on the frontline of NZ's response to Covid-19

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  Auckland

Over the coming weeks, hundreds of people are going to be in an unenviable position at the frontline of NZ's response to Covid-19. They are our doctors and nurses working in hospitals and intensive care units, they are our ambulance crews and first responders in the emergency services, and they are the groups and volunteers providing care and support to the most vulnerable people in our communities.

We can't buy more medical equipment, or up-skill people quickly enough to help them. Instead, the Feed the Frontlines campaign is all about making life a little bit easier for these heroes by delivering free, healthy meals to them while they work tirelessly to help NZ get through this crisis.

If you have been wondering what you can do to help, this is your opportunity. Our goal is to raise $10,000. Get involved.

A big thank you to Eat My Lunch - our partners in this campaign. Eat My Lunch will match any meals we purchase through them with a free lunch for a child in need.

We will need to work with other food distributors in some regions but will only use those deemed as essential businesses and operating in compliance with Covid-19 alert level 4 rules, as defined by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Donation guide:

- $14 will provide 1 meal for someone on the frontline

- $42 will provide 3 meals for people on the frontline

- $210 will provide 1 meal for a ward of Intensive Care Nurses

**For updates on progress and impact, follow us on instagram: @feedthefrontlines_nz**

Thank you for your support,

Ben Brown

Kate Brown (Auckland Intensive Care Nurse)

Ben Brown's involvement (page creator)

Kate works as an intensive care nurse at Auckland Hospital

Use of funds

All funds raised will go towards purchasing and distributing meals to frontline heroes nationwide


Latest update

Goal increased   13 April 2020

Posted by: Ben Brown

We have increased our fundraising goal to reflect the continued need to offer support to frontline workers most affected by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis

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Latest donations

  • Pamela

    Pamela on 08 May 2020

    $200

    Salutation to the frontline heroes! Keep up with your good work and stay safe, too!

    $200

  • Marissa

    Marissa on 07 May 2020

    $10

    $10

  • Chelsea

    Chelsea on 06 May 2020

    $150

    $150

  • Rob

    Rob on 27 Apr 2020

    $5

    $5

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 23 Apr 2020

    $10

    $10


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Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, Ben Brown on behalf of To fund the provision of meals to people working on the frontline of NZ's response to Covid-19

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This page was created on 26 Mar 2020 and closed on 8 May 2020.
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Given by 68 generous donors in 6 weeks

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