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Sign up to make a monthly contribution

Sign up to make a monthly contribution

Join our monthly supporters club – LA2020.

We believe there is strength in numbers, so when we all band together the difference we can make will be huge.

By donating an amount monthly you will enable us to continue to make an impact into the lives of those who need help. New babies will be provided for, and mums and families will be supported.
Your monthly support will help with the following….

  • essential items such as carseats, formula, toiletries, breast pumps or anything else we do not have in stock when they are needed.
  • funds to help us purchase spare parts or fix larger items to ensure that they are safe for our precious babies.
  • rent for our venue, operation costs and bills.
  • ongoing training and support for our Kaiawhina who are out on the frontline helping new mums.
  • cover costs of our monthly Mothers in Arms events.

Become a monthly supporter

Click the button below, choose your amount and select your 'subscription' frequency.

Give a one-off Gift

We rely on the generosity of people like you to do what we do

Your monetary gift will enable us to continue to help us help more. It will help us open our doors more often and get essentials into the hands of the families that need it. We do not want anyone missing out. It will also ensure that we remain open and functioning to the high standard that we aim for. 

When you donate to us you are also giving families hope, dignity, connection and valuable tools to create a fullfilling and meaningful life for all members of their families.

Donate Things

What kind of things do we accept?

  • Baby clothing…..from Prem (000000) to Sz 2 
  • Bassinet and cot bedding (sheets, blankets and mattress protectors)
  • Nappies, wipes, breast pads, maternity pads (unopened packets please), 
  • Toiletries (unopened) for both baby and mum
  • Carriers, front packs, towels, muslin cloths, wraps, facecloths
  • NB capsules, carseats, booster seats
  • Bassinets, moses baskets and cots
  • Prams, pushchairs and high chairs.
  • Baths and bath supports
  • Toys for infants, play mats and baby gyms
  • Reusable nappies
  • Breast pumps and steriliser

Please note:

It would be incredibly helpful if all clothing and bedding can be clean

NB capsules, carseats and booster seats must have at least 6 month left before the expiration date. Please check here if you are unsure. If it's not listed on the table then it's best to err on the side of caution and assume then your seat expires after 6 years.

All carseats, bassinets, cots and mattresses must be in working order(not broken), clean, mold-free and come from a smoke-free home. All pieces/bolts etc must come with the item.

We do not take:

  • Used bottles, dummys/soothers/pacifiers, cups, spoons and other feeding items
  • Safety-sleeps and cot bumpers
  • Opened packets of maternity pads
  • Bumbo seats
  • Broken or unsafe items

Our drop off point is

405 Rickit Rd,
Te Awamutu

Open Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm
Thursday 10am - 1pm
Friday 9am - 12pm

Other times by arrangement only


Our postal address is
Loving Arms
6 Macky Rd,                                                                                                                                                         RD 6 
Te Awamutu 3876


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