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City Missions face surge in need

Around Aotearoa families on the edge are entering crisis mode as Christmas approaches, with Auckland and Christchurch City Missions already reporting record demand for emergency food parcels.

Taonga News  |  22 Dec 2018

Auckland City Mission is facing a new high in demand for its pre-Christmas emergency food parcels and Christchurch City Mission is expecting a record turnout of needy families using its services this holiday period. 

In Auckland families have had to be turned away due to high demand, outlined in the Radio New Zealand story here

In Christchurch yesterday – Friday 21 December – the city mission saw the largest number of people to ever visit its premises and receive support on a single day. Read the full story in The Press here

To support a family like yours that is struggling with food poverty this Christmas, you can give to one of the Anglican City Missions' 2018 Xmas appeals through the links below:

Donate to Auckland City Mission

Donate to Christchurch City Mission

Donate to the Wellington City Mission