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Fundraising to help others

Every year we help thousands of vulnerable children/tamariki, families/whānau and older people/kaumātua throughout the Upper South Island. 

It costs us over $10m per annum to provide our service to the community and we rely upon the generosity of our community to continue our important work.

Whether you fundraise as a group, or an individual, you can design a fundraising activity to suit your capabilities and enthusiasm. 

 

The ideas are endless...

Remember, any amount raised is much appreciated and will go towards helping vulnerable individuals, whānau and communities.

Below are some popular fundraising ideas for you to consider. If you would like to discuss your fundraising idea with us please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you!

We also encourage you to register your event on our Givealittle page, you can then share your activity on your social media platforms to gain more interest and support.

Thank you for helping us to make a difference!

Raffles and sausage sizzles
Raffles and sausage sizzles

These fundraising activities have been around a long time because they are great fun, and they work! Remember, raffles and lotteries with a prize worth $500 or more require a special license from the Department of Internal Affairs.

Garage sale
Garage sale

You know what they say - one person's trash is another one's treasure! Declutter your home and have a garage sale with proceeds (either part or all) helping people in need. Put a sign up to encourage people to give to a great cause!

Mufti or dress up day
Mufti or dress up day

Have a mufti day at school or a 'dress down' day at work. Encourage everyone to wear onesies, PJ's, or have a colour theme - wear blue for Presbyterian Support! Take donations from those who join in and even larger donations for those who don't!

Get active
Get active

Set yourself a personal challenge and take part in a fun run, triathlon or marathon event. Register your event on our Givealittle page encourage your friends and whānau to support you by making a donation.

Hold an event
Hold an event

Bring people together for a fun event and ask people to donate in exchange for a ticket. Movie nights, pub quiz, bake sale, art auctions, golf day - the options are endless. You could also organise raffles and spot prizes donated by local businesses.

Our stories

"What are the chances of an 11-year-old boy, born into poverty, family violence, drug use and neglect? What kind of future might he face?"
The best day ever!
"Moving day is often not without its challenges, but for 80-year-old Ngaire*, those challenges were almost a bridge too far. Enter Enliven East Christchurch Kaumātua Service social worker Immy!"
Moving day
"Maria is a lively 18-year-old who has come leaps and bounds over the last two years and her star is rising!"
A star is rising

More information

Talk to us
Talk to us

If you want to find out what support we can offer, provide feedback on our services or help us with time and money, we'd love to hear from you.

What we do with donations
What we do with donations

No matter how large or small, every donation counts, is used locally and is greatly appreciated. Thank you for making a positive difference to the lives of others.

Want to get involved?
Want to get involved?

Our volunteers are vital to the work we do at Presbyterian Support. In fact, we couldn't do without them! Find out more about how you can get involved.

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