Food & Goods Donations

One in five Auckland families is currently struggling to put food on the table.

In 2021-22, we distributed more than 63,000 food parcels and provided food and general supplies to 50 local food banks and community organisations.

Read on to find out what we need, and how you can help.

Get involved

Food donations

We’d love to hear from you if you could help by donating:

  • fresh fruit and vegetables
  • non-perishable food items such as:
    • canned fish
    • canned vegetables (green beans, corn, tomatoes)
    • canned fruit
    • spreads (marmite, peanut butter)
    • rice and pasta
  • toiletries such as shampoo and conditioner, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, soap and moisturiser.

*Please note, we cannot take one-off donations of cooked or perishable foods.

*Please ensure donated goods are within their best before and use by dates and, where possible, please call us in advance of dropping off goods on 09 377 4322

For advice, email [email protected] 

Donations can be dropped off at:

69 Boston Road, Grafton

Ngā Whare Waatea Marae, 31 Calthorp Close, Favona

[email protected]

Monday-Friday, 9am- 2pm

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays CLOSED

09 377 4322

Goods donations

Please drop off all donations to our new retail store at 127 Symonds street, Tuesday – Saturday from 9 am- 3 pm

We accept all clothing, books, DVDs, bric-a-brac and household goods. They must be in a good, reusable and clean condition.

We are open to furniture donations but have limited space available. Please contact us if you have great quality furniture to donate and we would love to come and have a look at them.

We are not currently taking any electronics. Thank you.

Free collection service

Arrange a free collection using this form. We’ll give you a call within three working days to confirm your booking.

To organise, please contact

[email protected]


127 Symonds street, Grafton

Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm

Bulk donations

We are part of the Foodlink collective and distribute food and general supplies throughout the year to more than 50 community foodbanks so that people can get food in their local area.

Foodlink relies entirely on donations, so all donations are gratefully received.

To organise, please contact

Feed it Forward

Feed it Forward for Aucklanders in need by organising a food drive in your workplace, school or community group.

We really appreciate donations of non-perishable food (including canned vegetables, pasta, breakfast cereals) and toiletries (such as toothbrushes, shampoo and feminine hygiene products).  Here is a full list of items we need for our food parcels.

You can organise a food drive at any time of year.

Register now.

We have a range of free resources to help make your collection a success!

For more information contact us at

In the last year, generous

Aucklanders like you have

helped Aucklanders in need...


food parcels


health consultations


drug and alcohol