St Anne's Pantry is an emergency food charity operating in Porirua City and the Linden suburb of Wellington City. A team of 15 volunteers contribute to its running 5 days per week and 7 days during the Level 3 & 4 pandemic lockdowns March-June 2020. A summary of the true value of operation is indicated below and demonstrates how much donated finance, time, travel and grocery items contribute to running the Pantry - an estimated value of $189,632 for the ten months to 31 October 2020.
During this period 855 emergency food parcels were delivered. The true cost of delivering each parcel is therefore $221.80 using the figures below.
[Pictured] Pauatahanui School Children donating proceeds of their food drive to St Anne's Pantry.
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