Posts Tagged ‘foodbank’

Burglars steal donated food and gifts from Vinnies

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

The Parish Priest of the Palmerston North Cathedral, Fr Joe Grayland, is thanking the local people and businesses for replacing many of the donated Christmas goods and much of the food, stolen over the weekend. “Their generosity has been outstanding, and it restores my faith in human nature”, he says. “They will literally help make Read more

Two break-ins at Salvation Army food bank

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

The Salvation Army’s Napier food bank had 2 break-ins in two days. “It’s especially disappointing when we’re in the process of helping people at this difficult time. The food that was taken would have helped quite a number of Napier families and individuals,” he said. Read more Related Posts:Watties Donates 25,000 Cans To Help The Read more

Wellington foodbank probed for fraud

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

A Wellington foodbank is being investigated for fraud, after it was deemed to be involved in “serious wrongdoing”. The Wellington Foodbank Service – not associated with the one run by the Wellington City Mission – has also now been stripped of its charitable status, with the Department of Internal Affairs advising major donors not to Read more