Mia and Jade haven’t noticed their parents are skipping meals so they can eat.
But they’ll notice this Christmas if they miss out on their mum’s steamed pudding.
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Every day 1 in 5 Kiwi kids goes without the essentials people take for granted.

This has a profound impact on a child’s health, education and wellbeing.

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Health

Variety helps children stay healthy and grow well by providing mobility and medical devices, healthcare, glasses, car seats, beds and bedding.

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Education

Variety provides essential items for learning and school including uniforms, digital devices, stationery, and activity fees.

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Wellbeing

Variety gives children opportunities to reach their potential through extracurricular activities, sports, music, and therapy.

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Does your child need help?


Apply for funding for your child or refer a child from your school or community.