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Wellington City Mission Welcomes Budget 2020 Investment To Prevent Homelessness

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5:21 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission welcomes the Government’s Budget 2020 investment in responding to and preventing homelessness. Says Murray Edridge, Wellington City Missioner. “The Government’s $150 million to deliver more transitional housing places, and ... More >>

Budget 2020 A Chance To Focus On Food Security And Homelessness

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 4:38 pm | Wellington City Mission

Having already exceeded 55 per cent of its annual distribution of food bags in eight weeks, and having housed over 50 homeless people and rough sleepers in the Wellington region, Murray Edridge, Wellington City Missioner hopes Budget 2020 will focus in ... More >>

Wellington City Mission To Support Wellington Night Shelter During Pandemic

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 10:11 am | Wellington City Mission

To ensure continuous and streamlined support of Wellington’s street community during the COVID-19 response, The Wellington City Mission (The Mission) will take over responsibility for the management of the Wellington Night Shelter until the ... More >>

Food Bank Demand Increases By 400 Per Cent In 7 Days

Monday, 6 April 2020, 6:58 am | Wellington City Mission

People and families are beginning to feel the financial impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), with The Wellington City Mission experiencing a sharp increase in demand for food help since the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 took effect on Wednesday 25 March, says Murray ... More >>

Far from a Merry Christmas for many

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 3:43 pm | Wellington City Mission

In 2018 The Wellington City Mission helped feed 3,500 people, provided gifts for 2,100 children and distributed food and gifts to 44 community services agencies at Christmas time. The Mission expects to help even more this year. Says Murray Edridge, ... More >>

Wellington City Mission partners Soap for Society

Monday, 23 September 2019, 8:41 am | Wellington City Mission

The untold side of poverty is one that content creator Lucy Revill aims to shed more light on, as Soap for Society kicks off tomorrow. More >>

Wellington City Mission creating connections to sport

Friday, 20 September 2019, 12:12 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission (The Mission) has been facilitating conversations and creating connections in a bid to break down the barriers to sport, resulting in the opening of a new Community Sports Bank. More >>

Providing relief for homeless in Hutt region

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:43 am | Wellington City Mission

With an increase in people who don’t have anywhere to live and need an urgent place to stay, Associate Housing Minister, Kris Faafoi today opened the doors to The Wellington City Mission’s (The Mission) new transitional housing facility; ... More >>

City Mission launches Brown Paper Bag Collection

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 8:43 am | Wellington City Mission

For the 13th year running, The Wellington City Mission will today launch its iconic Brown Paper Bag Collection, where Wellingtonians will have received a brown paper bag and envelope in their Dominion Post, says Murray Edridge, The Wellington City ... More >>

Wellington City Mission is encouraged by Wellbeing Budget

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 6:08 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission welcomes the investment in our community outlined in the New Zealand Government’s Wellbeing Budget 2019. More >>

City Mission to deliver special hampers on Christmas Eve

Friday, 21 December 2018, 8:11 pm | Wellington City Mission

21/12/2018 City Mission to deliver special hampers on Christmas Eve thanks to generous donations More >>

Be Someone’s Star this Christmas and help people in need

Friday, 19 October 2018, 3:08 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission’s Christmas Star Appeal gives you the chance to “be someone’s star” and help people in need across the Wellington region this Christmas. More >>

“The Money or The Bag” and make a difference this winter

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:26 pm | Wellington City Mission

Winter in Wellington has its challenges – from the cold temperatures and the strong southerlies, to the (occasional) horizontal rain. During this season we all have to make choices about how to keep ourselves and our families warm, safe and healthy. More >>

Murray Edridge new Wellington City Missioner

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:07 am | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission is delighted to announce the appointment of Murray Edridge as the new City Missioner. More >>

Wellington City Mission welcomes Murray Edridge

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 10:17 am | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission is delighted to announce the appointment of Murray Edridge as the new City Missioner. More >>

City Mission thanks Greater Wellington for being stars

Friday, 22 December 2017, 2:21 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission has once again been blown away by Greater Wellington’s response to their Christmas Star Appeal. More >>

Record number of stars to line Wellington’s waterfront

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 4:55 pm | Wellington City Mission

Record number of stars to line Wellington’s waterfront for City Mission’s Christmas Appeal! More >>

Look out for the City Mission’s Star Car

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 4:53 pm | Wellington City Mission

7/11/2017 Look out for the City Mission’s Star Car for your chance to enter their exciting Christmas Raffle! More >>

New City Mission Store to join Petone’s lively op-shopping

Friday, 18 August 2017, 5:13 pm | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission is looking forward to becoming part of Petone’s lively op-shopping scene with the launch of their brand new City Mission Store on Jackson Street next week! More >>

Support The Greater Wellington Pick Me Up!

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:15 pm | Wellington City Mission

Support the City Mission’s Winter Appeal when you buy your next caffeine pick-me-up! More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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