The Salvation Army has been standing side by side with children, families and individuals in need for over 130 years.
With your continued generous donations, we are able to help people struggling to provide enough food, clothing and a warm and healthy home for their family. Our social services include life skills programmes, budgeting advice, and emergency food and clothing. We continue to work hard to provide better options in life for those who ask for help - enabling them to overcome personal difficulties as they journey toward independence – all thanks to our donors.
Through our national network of centres, with your help we provide social services, support, accomodation and advocacy to more than 120,000 New Zealand families and individuals each year. Emphasis is placed on education – the development of household management, budgeting, parenting and problem-solving skills. With this multi-disciplinary and intensive approach, people can move on to making positive decisions for themselves and their families.
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Since 1883, The Salvation Army has been there to help more than 120,000 families and individuals in need each year—with budgeting advice, food and clothing assistance, life skills programmes and other comfort and support.
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We at The Salvation Army would like to say a huge thank you. We have been overwhelmed with the support we have received. In true Kiwi spirit, so many of you have stepped up to help our whānau and responded to those in need.
During the lockdown period, we have helped over 10,000 people who have reached out to the Sallies for the first time. This support has allowed us to provide:
• 36,689 Food Parcels
• 91 Budgeting Sessions
• 717 Clothing, Linen, and Household Packages
We are only able to continue to respond to so many seeking our help, thanks to the ongoing support of our donors.
New Zealanders have a proud reputation of responding to those in their greatest time of need and those experiencing hardship and trauma.
So with all of our heart, Thank you. Because of you, we are here to help.