Operating since 1901, The Compassion Soup Kitchen has a rich history in the Wellington community, and they strive to ensure that the mission of Suzanne Aubert, who founded the organisation, is kept alive through their work/mahi with people on the margins of society. Thank you for the work you do from the team at United Way NZ. If you can help with their 12 days of Soup Kitchen Christmas needs please contact The Compassion Soup Kitchen in Wellington
United Way NZ would like to thank the companies who helped us put together 240 boxes of presents, for children who would otherwise be going without this Christmas.
A special thanks to the staff of:
Ignite Architecture and
United Way NZ is working with Budgeting & Family Support Services, who operate in Mangere Otara & Tuakau, to distribute the presents to families experiencing hardship this Christmas.
Shoebox Campaign a success with Kohler NZ
United Way NZ would like to thank the staff of Kohler NZ who put together boxes of presents, for children who would otherwise be going without this Christmas. Some of the presents included these special Englefield Yellow Ducks, especially for the younger children to have fun with. Thank you for Living United and caring for children in our community Kohler NZ.
United Way NZ is working with Budgeting & Family Support Services in Mangere, Otara & Tuakau, to distribute the presents to Children of families experiencing hardship this year in South Auckland.
The United Way New Zealand were very happy to receive a lovely Christmas card
from our Patron, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand
and Sir David Gascoigne. It is very nice to be recognised for the social services we
do in and with communities throughout New Zealand 🙂🎄
Do you have a love for reading and would like to help primary aged children with their Reading?
If so, we invite you to donate new books to our Reading Oasis programme which runs on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 to 12:30 at Glen Taylor school, Glen Innes, Auckland. We require two copies of each book, one for the volunteer tutor and one for the child. This helps promote a love for reading
If you would like to donate please go to our website: www.unitedway.org.nz/reading_oasis
United Way New Zealand would like to thank Otago Polytechnic and Dunedin City Council for hosting the 2018 United Way Otago Community Awards. United Way awarded grants to 30 deserving charities and community organisations who do a lot of work for the Otago Community.
United Way would like to thank: The Tindall Foundation, Otago Polytechnic Charity House project, Mercy Hospital, Otago businesses, payroll givers and individual donors for their generous donations. This funding creates the 'collective impact' for our grant allocations.
Photos thanks to Marelda O'Rourke-Gallaher
The United Way grants round for the 2018/2019 year is now open! Applications can be submitted between the 1st and 31st of October. Please check out our website for more details >> https://www.unitedway.org.nz/community_grants
United Way would like to say a big congratulations to Life Education Trust for 20 years of valuable work in the Heartland Otago/Southland region! We are proud to support the excellent work you do!