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Sit and Knit

May 25, 2016 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

WANTED: 1000 KNITTED PEGGY SQUARES BY 18 JUN Keep up your end of the stick. There are many who are working almost night and day for the comfort of our boys, but again there are many who have spare time, doing very little. Not knowing how to knit is no excuse. Anyone could learn with…

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Kicking them when they’re down: A distinction must be made between “beggars,” “rough sleepers” and “criminals”

May 2, 2016 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

20th April 2016  The Auckland City Mission is urging the public to remember that there is a difference between “rough sleepers,” “beggars” and “criminals.” A series of articles published in the media over the past week refer to “rough sleepers,” “beggars,” “rough people” and “criminals” interchangeably, when in fact these are often entirely separate groups….

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The record no one wants to break: Auckland City Mission on track to distribute highest-ever number of food parcels in 2016

May 2, 2016 Posted in Uncategorised by Auckland City Mission

23rd March 2016 The number of people coming to the Auckland City Mission for emergency food support is on the rise. In the past eight months, the organisation – which provides food parcels to individuals and families in crises – has distributed as many food parcels as it did in the entire 12 months prior….

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Auckland City Mission Announcement

October 8, 2015 Posted in Crisis Care, Uncategorised by acm_update

Dame Diane Robertson has announced that, after 22 years of service at the City Mission, she is leaving her role as Auckland City Missioner and will finish at Christmas. Dame Diane was the first female, non-clergy City Missioner and her strong and innovative leadership has made the City Mission one of Auckland’s leading social service…

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