Helensville District Health Trust

  Auckland
Organisation page created in the Community category

Free meals made with love for those in need. Nourishing the South Kaipara community from the very beginning.

Main image

Te Kete Whāngai ō Kaipara is the Helensville District Health Trust's latest project which is about providing nourishment to local families in the early days by providing three frozen meals - enough for four servings per meal - as they leave the Helensville Birthing Centre.

That could mean around 410 meals for 140 South Kaipara families with newborns each year.

In November 2018 we asked the local community to raise $2100 to get the first Cookathon underway.

And you proved that Helensville is a small town with a big heart - helping us exceed our goal.

In 2019 we will look to expand the service to provide meals for the elderly, the unwell and families in crisis.

So, your ongoing support through a donation to this Givealittle page will help us continue our goal of nourishing the South Kaipara community, from the very beginning.

Organisation details

The Helensville District Health Trust (HDHT) is a charitable trust which is well respected for its innovative and enterprising integrated rural health model.

Its vision is "the best possible health services for the people of South Kaipara."​

The Trust was formed in 1989 in response to the impending closure of Helensville's local maternity hospital.

The community-led initiative pioneered New Zealand's first Birthing Unit, which remains at the forefront of maternity care in this country and around the world.

Since 2013 HDHT has also been a part shareholder of the Kaipara Medical Centre along with Waitemata District Health Board and long-serving local doctors.

The Trust's impact on the health and wellbeing of the community grew again in 2015 when it was gifted the old Parakai Tavern and redeveloped the site into Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai.

The community centre, with a commercial grade kitchen, plays host to a number of events and educational courses and acts as a "house of well-being"​ for the people of South Kaipara.

  Donate Now   Add To Plan

This organisation page was created on 29 Nov 2018.

Donor Confidence Key  

  • Givealittle moderated
  • Donor validated
  • New Zealand registered charity
  • Eligible for tax credit

Concerned? Report this page

The link has been copied

×

Donor Confidence Key

Givealittle moderation

Givealittle values the importance of an informed decision when making a donation. We check to make sure that adequate information is provided to donors and that pages comply with our terms and conditions. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.

Donor validation

A page becomes donor validated when it receives donations from at least three different sources. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.

New Zealand registered charity

Is registered with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Charity Services (formerly Charities Commission) as a charity.

Tax credit eligibility

Has been granted 'donee status' by Inland Revenue (IRD). Donors to a page with tax credit eligibility may be able to apply for a tax credit.

×