The Need

The Salvation Army in 2020

In 2020 over 113,000 food parcels were given to those in need, nearly twice the amount of 2019.

Our Social Workers provided more than 68,000 instances of support, guidance and advice.

Our Financial Mentors provided over 15,000 budgeting sessions to families in need.

Did You Know...

Over half of all families in NZ experience income poverty for at least a year after a child is born

1 in 10 children live in material hardship, meaning they are forced to go without necessary items for their well-being.


4 in 5 households say that a lack of money defined how often they ate and how healthy the food was.