FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours that you are open for donations and drop offs?

We are open: Monday-Friday 9.30am-12.30pm 

(Other times by arrangement)

My family or someone I know needs support - can Kids in Need Waikato help them?

We support children being raised by someone other than their parents in the Waikato region. If you, or someone you know fits this criteria they can get in touch with us HERE.

What clothing do you need at the moment?

We are accepting excellent quality second-hand clothes or brand new clothes. Please ensure second-hand clothes have been washed. We are also accepting brand new socks and underwear.

Do you accept donations of furniture?

No - we do not accept donations of furniture. Please contact your local charity shop. In Cambridge - please contact the Lions Club of Cambridge

Do you need toys?

Yes we always need toys - which go in every pack and we also supply birthday gifts. Please no second hand toys - we only give our kids brand new toys.

Do you need books?

Donations of excellent quality books are always welcome. Most in need are books for teenagers - so if you are clearing out your teens shelves - please think of us!

What else do you need?

  • Toiletry items - toothbrushes, toothpaste, 3-in-1 Body wash shampoo and conditioner, kids hair brushes, deodorant (roll-on), sanitary items
  • Stationery - pencil cases, colouring pens/pencils/crayons, ball point pens, erasers, pencil sharpeners, 
  • Colouring books - for all ages toddler to adult

Check out these examples

Can I make a cash donation?

Yes -  head to our  Donations page for donations via credit card or you can credit our bank account directly - 

Account Name: Kids in Need Waikato Charitable Trust
Account Number: 12 3268 0100452 00

How else can I help?

Follow us on Facebook. We post regular updates on what we are up to on our page. If we are in need of specific items we share these on our Facebook page - so please follow our page by clicking here


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