Children suffering stomach cramps from hunger and boys in their dad’s hand-me-down shoes held together with masking tape.
"They’re different kids, they’re sustained and focused and have more energy. With healthier options, it’s so much better for their learning."
"I would say 90-95% of our families live below that poverty line. The majority of our children haven’t had breakfast. They’re absolutely hungry."
Early childhood centres are reporting an increasing number of children arriving without enough food or warm clothing as families struggle due to Covid-19.
Vulnerable children living in hardship are facing their toughest winter yet. In response, KidsCan is distributing a record 211 tonnes of food this term.
KidsCan has seen a 30% increase in demand for food support, as its partner schools seek to feed 10,000 more children a day.
Meridian Energy and Three are bringing experiments, pranks, cooking, magic, survival tips, interviews, workouts and daily challenges direct to your living room.
As a government approved essential service, we are sending over 3,000 food parcels to our most vulnerable families, in our most isolated areas.
The Rotary Club of St Johns and Freightways have teamed up to host a golf tournament raising funds for KidsCan.