Stories

Stories of generosity

“Alone we can do a little; but together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller

Meals make recovery from surgery easier

An elderly woman who recently had surgery for arthritis received a restaurant quality meal from the Atrium Cafe.

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New parents given time to rest

Parents of a 6 month old baby with a rare metabolic disorder have been struggling with sleepless nights and a full-on schedule.

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Grieving single mum enjoys a meal with her kids

A mother of 7 who lost her husband just before lockdown loved being able to go out for a meal with her kids.

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First ever meal out for family of 11

A family of 11 who had never eaten out all together before, got to sit down and enjoy restaurant quality meals for the first time.

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Pampering & empowering women doing it tough

As GoGenerosity has evolved, we have seen that meeting the needs of New Zealanders is about far more than just food, clothing and housing.

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A new sense of dignity

The man was very thankful and has a new sense of dignity after receiving such a great gift.

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A hand-up during addiction recovery

A single mum and 2 women recovering from addiction got to spruce themselves up.

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Family joy through meals paid forward

A single Mum receives meals that feed her family and bring shared joy.

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Meals for families needing rest, safety & healing

Families sheltering from domestic violence are under tremendous stress, and have often fled their abusers with few belongings and money.

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Nominating deserving local people for Koha

Check out this amazing story of strength and resilience of so many of the families doing it tough last month.

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Paying-forward a night away for tired charity workers

Habitat for Humanity was hosted by Baylys Beach Holiday Park while looking at land in the Dargaville area...

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15 local kids clothed

Thanks to the generosity of their customers, The Kids' Store were able to pay-forward $970 worth of quality kids clothing.

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Workshops to build creative thinking skills

Remaker Space has been providing workshops for girls from Tauranga Girls College who are not fitting into the mainstream education system.

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