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febfast: prizes, events, friends

febfast: prizes, events, friends


New Zealanders are four days away from embarking on the febfast challenge and a chance to feel healthier, win prizes, and help support young people and their families with alcohol and drug problems.

“There are heaps of cool prize for febfasters, we’ve even started giving some away to early registrants,” febfast coordinator Natalia Albert said today.

“This week three lucky winners have received the first prizes. Two pies fromDough Momma and a copy of Not My Family Never My Child by Tony Trimingham, founder of Family Drug Support.

“We will also be giving away Soda Stream sets and Six Barrel Soda syrups, coffee from Peoples Coffee and we will be posting fun Friday febfast mocktails on our website every week throughout the campaign.”

Ms Albert said that there are two fun events coming up this week in Wellington and that she hoped as many people as possible can come along.

“Come join us in the Wellington Railway Station on Friday 31 January at 4:30 pmfor a cool Six Barrel Soda drink before heading home and ask the team all the questions you want about the challenge.

“We will also be hosting a free Zumba® Class — with popular Zumbalicious teacher Carolyn Patchell and Paula Hay at 12pm on 1 February at Frank Kitts Park at 12pm to kick off 28 days of alcohol free bliss. It’s a great way to have some fun and get this challenge underway.

“We are also welcoming new febfast friends this week. A big thank you to Camille Guzzwell and Lorna Subritzky! Can’t wait to hear their febfast stories!”

Sign up for free at www.febfast.org.nz

Check out the febfast facebook page at www.facebook.com/febfastnewzealand

febfast facts
• 2014 will be the fourth year the Drug Foundation has run febfast in New Zealand.
• In the three years to date, febfast has raised over $260,000 to help support organisations that assist young New Zealander’s with alcohol and drug issues, and help people better cope with substance abuse in their families.
• In 2013 the money raised from febfast was targeted to the Drug Foundations Get the Msg! (Get the Message) campaign. Currently Get the Msg! is a free drug information service via text messaging. It provides people with credible and factual health and safety information about drugs in a discreet way, wherever they are at any time of day.
• In 2013 we increased our social media presence and helped people to raise more money per person than ever before!
• The money raised in 2012 went towards supporting youth alcohol and other drug services across New Zealand included CareNZ, Evolve, and Odyssey House.
• The money raised in 2014 will go towards developing resources for parents and families who are struggling with alcohol and other drug issues.


The APP!
iPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/febfast-nz/id581387020?mt=8
Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.artez.febfestnz#?t=W10


Febfast Friends

Hot Yoga Wellington
Revolve Cycling
Zumbalicious
The Women’s Walking Project
Six Barrel Soda
Peoples Coffee
A Moa Life blog
Shoe Clinic
Healthy Food Guide
Camille Guzzwell
Guy Williams
Dough Momma
Lorna Subritzky

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