This Friday, 28 September, is Lunchbox Day,, a Campbell Live initiative to provide school lunches for children in low decile primary schools, by raising funds for Kids Can.
Lunchbox Day has grown out of Campbell Live’s ongoing investigation into the issue of child poverty inNew Zealand and its social and economic impacts.
The aim of the day is to provide timely, practical help to the children in decile one to four schools, who are currently going hungry during the school day. Fundraising includes grass-roots activity around the country and direct donations to Cure Kids. Donors can also give $3 (the cost of a healthy school lunch) to Kids Can by texting LUNCH to 8595. Continue reading »