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Red Cross Annual Appeal

Annual Appeal 2014 - Your chance to make a difference!

With our Annual Appeal just around the corner, here is your chance to give a few hours of your time to make a real difference.

Our Annual Appeal week is March 10–16th, 2014 and is an opportunity to have some fun raising money to help ensure Red Cross can respond immediately to disasters here in New Zealand and overseas.

The funds that you help raise also go towards supporting our local and international programmes which help communities prepare for emergencies and build resilence.

Just one - two hours of your time can make a real difference.

Register online to get involved as a street collector or collect door to door
Call your local New Zealand Red Cross area office 0800 RED CROSS, 0800 733 27677
Outrageous Red Week
Even more ways to help us raise much-needed funds!


Have an office-wide 'wear red' day - wear anything from red wigs to retro red - the options are endless!
Have a red themed bake sale or morning tea
For more ideas and information on running a fun fundraising event download our Fun Fundraising guide


Run a school-wide mufti day
Organise a coin trail
Have a red bake sale
There will be certificates for all schools who fundraise and trophies for schools who raise the most money!
For more ideas and information download our Schools Fundraising Guide

Fundraise online

Check out our Give a Little site that helps you collect donations online!

Register online to get involved as a street collector or collect door to door
OR call your local New Zealand Red Cross area office on 0800 RED CROSS, 0800 733 27677


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