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Kaibosh provides food to community groups supporting those in need.
Kaibosh collects quality surplus food from businesses.
Donations keep Kaibosh running – just $20 can provide 32 meals.
Kaibosh has a dedicated team of volunteers who help us rescue food – join us!
Helping at Kaibosh is helping our environment Jeanine is one of our awesome volunteers at Kaibosh. She lends a hand once a week for a couple of hours as a Kaibosh Food Sorting Volunteer. Jeanine is passionate about reducing her carbon footprint as much as possible – so we recently had a chat to ask her more about how she does it. Her #ClimateResponse might give you a few ideas take action to reduce your own carbon footprint in 2023.Continue Reading
Rescuing backyard fruit since 2012 How many different fruit trees are hidden away in Wellington backyards? The fruit pickers of Community Fruit Wellington might be the best people to ask – they’ve been rescuing backyard fruit since 2012. “Walking past on the streets, you wouldn’t know what is at the back of properties… hidden treasures that are locked away that we get the privilege of discovering and sharing in the bounty,” says Manuela Fletcher, Community Fruit Wellington. “There is so much fruit, beautiful fruit – organic. It’s unloved, unused, unwanted, going to waste. There is no need for that when so many people are in need of help.”Continue Reading
Each year brings new challenges to Kaibosh but also new opportunities the 12 months period between July 2021-June 2022 saw this trend continue. With the publication of our regular Annual Review 2021-2022, we’ve been reflecting on the challenges and successes of the past year. Undoubtably the largest challenge for our team at Kaibosh in the past year, has been the increased demand put on our services with the arrival of COVID-19 in our communities and the affect that this has had on so many who were already struggling with the day-to-day realities of food insecurity. We continue to do our utmost to alleviate some of these difficulties through the provision of healthy and nutritious food, to the communities in which we operate.Continue Reading