There are so many ways you can get involved and help us provide support to young Kiwis going through some of life’s toughest times. Whether you’re an individual, school or work team looking for fundraising ideas or want to support us regularly, you’ll find everything you need here.

Why Kenzie’s Gift

Kenzie’s Gift is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading charity dedicated to helping young Kiwis and their whānau affected by serious illness or grief. Our vision is to ensure no young Kiwi faces serious illness or grief alone.

 

We do this by providing 1-on-1 therapy with registered mental health professionals, grief kits and extensive online resources. The right support at the right time is life-changing and every cent that’s raised helps us provide this.

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Fundraise for Kenzie’s Gift

If you’d love to support Kenzie’s Gift, we’ve pulled together some fundraising ideas for individuals, schools and corporates. Can’t see anything you fancy? Contact us with your idea!

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Individuals

Our community supporters are true heroes, spreading the word about Kenzie’s Gift and raising vital funds to help us reach more tamariki and their whānau who desperately need our help.

  • Get active with any type of run / walk / swim / adventure challenge and get friends and family to sponsor your sweat!
  • Host the most with a delicious bake sale, morning tea, dinner or whatever goodies you’re great at whipping up.
  • Face your fear for the best cause. Tackle whatever you’re afraid of and raise valuable funds in the process.
  • Shave for Kenzie. Temporarily wave goodbye to your locks, have your head and change a young Kiwi’s life. 
  • Do your own thing by fundraising your way.
 
 
 
 

Schools

Have so much fun with your kura (school) you won’t realise you’re fundraising! Try our flagship kura fundraising campaign – Superhero Fridays. It’s fun and simple to do:

  • Nominate a Paraire (Friday) to be a Superhero Paraire and promote it throughout the kura so everyone knows it’s coming.
  • Ask everyone – staff, teachers, pupils, even parents and pets who might be popping in – to dress up as a superhero. Let your imaginations (and capes) fly - expensive costumes aren’t necessary.
  • Leave donation buckets around for gold coin donations for everyone who dresses up.
  • Try some of our Superhero Fridays activity ideas, from fancy dress competitions to a superhero breakfast: take a look.

Reach out to the team if you want more ideas or free resources to make your Superhero Paraire a success.

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Gift upon a Star

Corporates

Workmates and teams can boost bonds while raising essential funds for Kenzie’s Gift by getting involved in any type of fundraising challenge, like:

  • Enjoying a shared breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or bake sale.
  • Embarking on a thrilling adventure, from skydiving to multi-day sporting events.
  • Tackling a sporting challenge.
  • Getting their capes on for a Superhero Paraire!

Corporate partnerships are vital to the work we do and they’re beneficial for business too, helping you meet your Corporate Social Responsibility goals. Your organisation could consider making Kenzie’s Gift your charity of the year, setting up payroll giving, sponsoring us or more. Have a look at some ideas of how your business can support us.

Or work with our dedicated corporate team to develop an inspiring tailor-made partnership.

 
 

Help in any way you can

Whether you want to host your own event, take part in a challenge or fundraise in another way, contact our Fundraising team for advice, support and resources.

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