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    This year's Foodbank Project Christmas appeal has raised a record 150-thousand-dollars in its first week

    This year's Foodbank Project Christmas appeal has raised a record 150-thousand-dollars in its first week


    Over 12-thousand-500 items have been donated to the online foodbank, run by Countdown and the Salvation Army.

    Donations include more than two and a half tonnes of kumara and potatoes, 380 kilos of custard powder, 12-hundred pavlovas and 304 kilos of scorched almonds.

    The Salvation Army says it's set to be their busiest Christmas yet -- with around 10-thousand food parcels expected to be distributed.

    The appeal runs until December 12th and donations can be made in Countdown's or at foodbank dot org dot nz.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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