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Charity Details

Food For Families

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

14 Ralphine Way

Charity's other details


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

The Trust operates for the following charitable purposes: 1. To coordinate, conduct and promote efforts for the provision of healthy, nutritious meals to families or persons in need. 2. To provide assistance and promote education in the areas of health, nutrition and basic living skills. 3. To provide healthy nutritious meals, support and advice for people who are seriously in need through social, economic, cultural, physical or mental problems. 4. To liase with any organisation, body or agency in New Zealand on issues relevant and beneficial to people in need, as well as in relation to the purposes of the Trust projects 5. To help people in times of crises 6. To do all such other matters and services as necessary, incidental or conducive to achieve the stated objectives. 7. To be obligated to carry out whatever else is legally necessary for the growth and promotion of the Trust. 8. To ensure that ongoing funding is provided in order to achieve the above-mentioned objectives

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)

Provides advice / information / advocacy

Community development

Health, Emergency / disaster relief, Social services, Fund-raising

General public

Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, Family / whanau, Migrants / refugees, Religious groups

Entity Structure

Being a Registered charitable trust, Food For Families management structure has been set up according to the Charities Act using a board of trustees. All activites of the trust are carried out by local voluntary staff under the direction of our coordinator. Decisions regarding the trust are decided by the board of trustees.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2018 - - - - To be filed
30/09/2017 29/09/2017 $16,983 $16,432
30/09/2016 4/10/2016 $7,029 $7,167
30/09/2015 27/08/2015 $18,276 $18,321
30/09/2014 14/09/2014 $458 $457

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Martin Reading trustee 11/10/2013
Pepe Reading trustee 11/10/2013

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
12/04/2016 NOC001

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