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At level 2, the Compassion Soup Kitchen continues to serve daily takeaway meals from the whare. Come along to 132 Tory St between 12pm-1pm if you need kai.
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley offices are open for drop-in sessions from 13 September. If you can’t make a session, legal advice by phone is still available. For session times and the phone advice form go to wclc.org.nz.
A gentle reminder by Ruby Joy Eade is on at Toi Pōneke Gallery, 10 - 24 September. In the exhibition, Eade considers the textile ephemera of her own life, the generations that came before, and those yet to come. Toi Pōneke Gallery is open during level 2. Visitors are required to contract trace, sanitise, wear a face covering, and practice physical distancing.
In-home vaccination may be available for people experiencing mobility issues. Call your DHB to have this organised. Capital & Coast DHB: 04 385 5999. Hutt Valley DHB: 04 566 6999.
The Wellington Curtain Bank is still taking orders online. You can get free curtains from the Wellington Curtain Bank if you have a Community Services card or SuperGold Combo card. Go to sustaintrust.org.nz/get-curtains for more.
HEYBRO is here for men who feel they are going to harm themselves or a loved one, or know of someone who may be harmed. Call 0800 HEY BRO. They’re here to listen, help, and offer support 24/7.
Wellington HELP supports anyone affected by sexual violence. They rely on donations to provide free support to survivors through a 24/7 support line, social work, counselling and court support. You can donate here: wellingtonhelp.org.nz/donate
Wellington Samaritans Annual Street Appeal has been cancelled but you can still support their fantastic work. Go to samaritans.org.nz/donate to donate. With the support of people like you, their helpline can be available to anyone who needs it.
EKTA is an organisation providing meals and food for the Indian and Middle Eastern communities. They operate Dya - Wellington’s ethnic foodbank, daily from the undercroft of St. Peter’s church, 10am-1pm. For more info email email@example.com.
For the last 120 years, the Compassion Soup Kitchen has served hot meals to those who need it most. Now, more than ever, they need our support to continue their work. Donate to their appeal today and provide a nutritious meal for Wellingtonians doing it tough. Go to soupkitchen.org.nz/donate for more.
Wellington City Mission’s Social Supermarket is open for shopping! They also need donations of food, grocery items and funds to keep the shelves stocked. For more info, go to wellingtoncitymission.org.nz.
Age Concern Wellington Region is working with Wellington City Council to offer free rides for seniors going to get their Covid vaccination. If you’re over 65, live in the Wellington City region, have a booking for a Covid-19 vaccination, and have no one else to assist you with transport, register by calling Ann on 04 499 6648.
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