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What's up and what's on in Wellington, Porirua, and the Hutt Valley!
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Give a Meal in May by donating the value of a meal out to Kaibosh. For every $20 donated, Kaibosh can provide 29 meals to those in need in Wellington City, the Hutt Valley, Kāpiti, and Horowhenua. Everyone who Gives a Meal in May will go into the draw to win a month’s subscription to My Food Bag!
Youthline Wellington's Street Appeal is on Wednesday 12th May, 7am - 6pm. They will also be running a Digital Appeal during this week. If you would like to volunteer to collect, head to youthline.co.nz.
Steady As You Go Exercise Classes for Seniors run Thursdays, throughout the Wellington Region. Join Age Concern Wellington for a class designed to improve strength, help prevent falls and make new friends. Call 04 499 6648 for information. Gold coin donation.
Wellington Rape Crisis Annual Appeal runs from the 2-8 of May, to coincide with Rape Awareness Week. Please support them by donating online, or running a fundraising event such as a bake sale, movie fundraiser, or more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
Social Worker drop-in services are on at Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, every Wednesday, 1-3pm. Drop in and see a social worker from Wellington City Mission or call us at the hub on 04 562 9050 to book an appointment.
Upper Hutt May Repair Café is on Saturday 15 May, 10am-2pm at the Wesley Centre. With over 20 Volunteer Repair Experts available to help you with wooden and mechanical Items, clothing, toys, bikes and scooters, household electrical goods, and more. Free event, but koha appreciated.
Soup Group presents Free Soup Fridays at Newtown Community and Cultural Centre, every Friday, 12-1pm. For more information contact email@example.com.
The Heart Foundation is running support groups across the region for people and whānau affected by Atrial Fibrillation. Join for a chat and the opportunity to meet others with AF. Contact Annette at the Heart Foundation, 04 472 2780 ext 1, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kāinga Ora tenants can drop in and talk with a Kāinga Ora tenancy manager at Raukawa Community Centre. Running fortnightly, Wednesdays, 12-1.30pm. This adds to other regular services - Social worker, community lawyer, and Citizens Advice Bureau.
Age Concern Wellington is looking for more volunteers: if you have a little spare time and would like to make a positive difference in our seniors’ lives, please email email@example.com, or call 04 499 6648.
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