The Salvation Army has received unwavering community support from many individuals and groups over the previous year, especially in response to Covid-19. As well as seeing a huge demand for welfare from our communities, we also saw a huge increase of businesses across Aotearoa, wanting to get stuck in and help in any way they could.
World Mental Health Day is acknowledged on the 10 October and for The Salvation Army it brings up the issue of how food insecurity directly affects...
When Alan’s mum was diagnosed with cancer, he stepped up to look after her. But after she passed away, his world became grey. ‘I just felt lost and...
Experience has shown that those who bear the economic brunt of a recession, and those who take the longest to recover, are our nation’s poorest. We may be out of lockdown, but low-income New Zealanders are not out of crisis, says The Salvation Army.
New Zealand may be out of lockdown, but those most affected are not out of crisis. Every day, foodbanks continue to be inundated with requests for help.
People needing foodbank assistance has soared since New Zealand went into lockdown, but people like you are showing our solidarity as a nation, donating groceries in unprecedented numbers.
Recently a colleague bowled up to my desk and, in her normal, adult voice, asked for a tampon. I glanced furtively around our open plan office. She...
A food parcel was just the beginning of Kendra’s journey. Salvation Army social workers walked with her to secure stable housing, and provide all the essentials her family had gone without – from food to tampons.
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