Donate to Kids in Need Waikato

As a growing non-profit organisation, we greatly appreciate your support. Your donations help support the running of the charity, and ensures every care pack meets the needs of each child.


Help us help Kids in Need

We have 3 ways you can donate

Drop off donation items

You can donate new items (listed below), and drop off to locations around the Waikato. We are unable to accept second hand donations until February 2024.

Bank deposit

You can credit our bank account directly using the details below:

Account Name: Kids in Need Waikato Charitable Trust

Account Number:

If you would like a donation receipt, please email

Online donation

You can make a one-off or recurring financial contribution with a credit card, by clicking the button below.

Items to donate

Please note we are NOT accepting any second hand donations until February 2024. Hold onto them for us or pass on to other amazing charities.

Clothing and Pyjamas - new or in excellent condition

New underwear and socks

New toys

New stationery, books and school equipment

New/near new books - All ages

New/near new shoes

New baby teething toys

New Lego and Duplo

New Colouring books
and pencils 

New balls and games

New Backpacks

New Scooters or skateboards

Excellent quality blankets and bedding

Disposable nappies
and baby wipes

Shampoo and conditioner

Hairbrushes and combs

Toothbrush and toothpaste

Sanitary items 

If you would like to donate items, we have drop off locations across the Waikato 


Did you know?

Kids in Need Waikato is a registered charity which means that for every dollar you donate - 33c can be claimed at the end of your financial year as a donation.

The purpose of our charity is to relieve poverty & benefit the community by:

(a) providing foster children with clothing, toys, musical instruments, personal hygiene supplies, books, educational resources, gifts, and other amenities or resources (including the sourcing, collection, storage and distribution of such items); 

(b) supporting, encouraging, resourcing and equipping those caring for foster children.

Our charities registration number is CC55477.

33% is returned back to your pocket as we are a registered charity.

Care Packs

These are some of our Care Packs that our amazing volunteers have put together for deserving kids in need.


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