Help Satisfy Food Rescue grow, so we can reduce waste and fill more plates

$21,092 of $20,000 goal
Given by 100 generous donors in 11 days

We need to raise 20K in 12 days so we can break ground on a permanent home and keep filling hungry tummies while saving the planet!

Kaiapoi, Canterbury

Satisfy needs a forever home. Over forty community organisations such as food banks, community meal providers and schools, rely on Satisfy to provide them with healthy, quality surplus or unsellable food that was destined for landfill or animal feed.

To keep doing our mahi well, it takes more space than we currently have. We need a bigger, permanent home now! The need in our community is so great with many children, families and people going hungry while huge amounts of food are going to waste. There’s a simple solution – help us break ground on a bigger and more permanent space so we can keep redirecting excess food to where it is needed in our community.

Excitingly, we already have land and an architectural concept, but we need $20k to take the next steps. This will fund consented plans and get the diggers to site so we can break ground! The total cost of the build is around $1.5 million. We currently have an estimated $750k ear-marked from potential grant funders. If we can get our consented plans and show our funders we have community support, we are halfway there!

Your donation will help us make this dream a reality - to have a forever home so that we can keep filling plates while reducing waste. Together, we can do this, donate now!

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The final tally is in....we did it....and more!  22 November 2023

Thanks to you all - our Generosity Generator campaign to raise funds for the working drawings for our new build has been more successful than we ever imagined!

We have been continually blown away by the support from our community - both businesses and individuals.

So... how much did we make???!

We are humbled to announce that on Givealittle we raised a total of $21,092!!!

BUT.. then thanks to the very generous donations from Blackwell's Department Store in Kaiapoi and our amazing lawyers Helmore Stewart - they took us over the $30,000 mark!!!

Then we received two more surprise donations one from an anonymous donor through The Gift Trust and also St Vincent de Paul Kaiapoi. Meaning we ended up with a whopping total of......$31,392!!

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Thank you all once again!

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Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 17 Nov 2023
Great work!
Satisfy Food Rescue

Thank you Sally for your generous donation, your support means so much to us! We reached our goal which we are so excited about, now we can take the next steps to our forever home.

Satisfy Food Rescue
First Windows & Doors Chch
First Windows & Doors Chch on 17 Nov 2023
Proud to be associated with Pip Hunt and Satisfy Food Rescue.
Satisfy Food Rescue

Thank you Simon and the team at First Windows & Doors Chch!! You guys are awesome, we could not have done this campaign without you.

Satisfy Food Rescue
Penny on 17 Nov 2023
Great cause, love your mahi Satisfy 🥰
Satisfy Food Rescue

Thank you so much Penny. With your help we achieved our goal! Now we can take the next steps to make our forever home a reality.

Satisfy Food Rescue
Deborah on 16 Nov 2023
Exciting times ahead for you all. I am so happy to support you and your great mahi.
Satisfy Food Rescue

Thank you so much Deborah! Your support means so much to us. We are just blown away! So close now to being able to push the go button on our new build!

Satisfy Food Rescue
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 16 Nov 2023
Satisfy Food Rescue

Thank you so much for your generous donation! We are so humbled and blown away by such awesome community support xx

Satisfy Food Rescue
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This campaign started on 6 Nov 2023 and ended on 17 Nov 2023.