Give a skill this Christmas

I hope you will join us in giving the gift of hope for a brighter year ahead to families and people in need, as they build new life skills.

Your donation this year to our Christmas Appeal helps us to keep running our ongoing social support programmes, which we call our ‘Skillsbank’. This is a group of programmes we provide free of charge and each one is designed to help local people build new and lasting life skills.

Please consider making a donation using the form or visit to make a donation online.

Thank you for your generous support and Merry Christmas to you all!

How your donation can make a difference

Our Skillsbank, like our Foodbank, relies heavily on the generosity of our donors. Any amount, large or small, will help keep our Skillsbank working alongside local people to grow their skills and capabilities.

Here are some examples of how donations can help support the people who access our programmes: 


If you have any questions at all about donating to PSO or leaving a gift in your will, please feel free to phone Jude McCracken, our Supporter Engagement Manager, who is based in Dunedin, on 03 4700834.

More information about our Skillsbank 

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