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DINEAID is a charitable initiative started nearly ten years ago by a small group of caring New Zealand restaurateurs to give a helping hand to New Zealanders in need. Since DINEAID was launched, restaurants and cafes have raised and distributed more than $635,000.

Each year, during November and December we raise money through participating restaurants across New Zealand by either adding a voluntary donation of just $2 per table to your restaurant bill to be paid by the bill payer, or by creating a "DINEAID special" on the menu, with $2 from every dish purchased going to DINEAID.

DINEAID Cafe was successfully launched in 2012 with coin collection boxes in cafes throughout New Zealand.  DINEAID Coin boxes are placed at the cash desk for bill payers to drop in a few coins when paying their bill.

Thanks to participating cafes, restaurants and our sponsors, 100% of all the money raised is redistributed within New Zealand to help Food Banks in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch/South Island regions

If you run a restaurant or a cafe, do sign up. In the run up to Christmas, what's $2 at the end of a fantastic meal?