Christmas Shoebox Project

Let's ensure every child has a happy Christmas!

Many children are living in households where parents are needing to make the heartbreaking choice between food or a gift for their children at Christmas time. Through the Christmas Shoebox Project, you can help give Kiwi kids something to smile about during the festive season with boxes of gifts and essentials.

Changing a young New Zealander’s Christmas is as easy as 1,2,3

1. Gather gifts for children from 1 - 16 years in age.

2. Donate Gifts by registering your interest in the form below or donate here to have a box filled with special gifts on your behalf *Suggested donation $50/Christmas box.

3. The boxes are filled with recommended gifts and labeled with the gender and age of the child to receive the gifts. Boxes are distributed to families via accredited community partners.

Nationwide drop off centers:  Auckland (includes Tauranga, Waikato and Northland), Whanganui, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin (includes Southland).   

*Donations can be made via Credit Card or to the Catalytic Foundation Bank Account #12-3067-0187344-00 Ref: Xmas22