2332 Christmas Boxes Delivered to Families

Together we have delivered 2,332 Christmas boxes from Invercargill to Kaitaia and engaged hundreds of volunteers.

Every contribution made a difference to struggling families throughout Aotearoa. Thank you to everybody who gave their time, gifts and donations to this amazing campaign.

We would like to thank the frontline staff also in the many community charities we worked with during the 2021 Christmas Shoebox Project.

Northland (296 Christmas Boxes)

  • Te Rarawa Family Services
  • Whare Timatatanga Hou Ora (Kaitaia Womens Refuge)

Auckland (1115 Christmas Boxes)

  • Island Child Charitable Trust NZ
  • Budgeting and Family Support Services (Mangere, Otara, Tuakau)
  • Woven Earth
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Hibiscus Coast Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren
  • Love Soup
  • The Mums Clique
  • North Shore Womens Centre
  • Kindred Services (Helensville)
  • Womens Refuge (Rodney)
  • De Paul House
  • Shine
  • North Shore Police

Tauranga (20 Christmas Boxes plus sports gear)

  • Te Aranui Youth Trust

Waikato (23 Christmas Boxes + Teddy Bears)

  • Waikato Refugee Forum
  • English Language Partners

Whanganui/Manawatu (80 Christmas Boxes)

  • Wai Ora Christian Community Trust
  • Palmerston North Womens Refuge

Wellington (245 Christmas Boxes)

  • English Language Partners (Porirua and Wellington)
  • Bellyful (Wellington to Porirua)
  • Heart Kids Wellington
  • Kidz Need Dadz
  • Wellington Homeless Women's Trust

Christchurch (251 Christmas Boxes)

  • Birthright Canterbury
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Aviva
  • Bellyful
  • Christchurch Community House

Otago / Southland (302 Christmas Boxes)

  • Volunteer South
  • Dunedin Community House
  • Corstorphine Community Hub
  • Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Womens Refuge
  • Stopping violence Dunedin
  • Cancer Society (Dunedin and Invercargill)
  • Pacific Island Community (Oamaru)

On behalf of the families who received boxes of presents thank you for your generosity and caring for others.

He aha te mea nui o te ao
What is the most important thing in the world?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
It is the people, it is the people, it is the people
Maori proverb