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Help Kiwi Families Fight Child Cancer this March

Help Kiwi Families Fight Child Cancer this March

Child Cancer Foundation is appealing for donations during its Appeal Month this March, so they can continue to support over 1,700 Kiwi kids with cancer and their families.

Child Cancer Foundation receives no direct government funding and has to fundraise to maintain its national support service. And with more than three Kiwi children diagnosed with cancer every week, that need is ongoing.

“Child Cancer Foundation has been supporting Kiwi families for 40 years and we know that child cancer doesn’t just affect the child diagnosed. It affects their brothers and sisters, their mum, dad, and whānau,” said Robyn Kiddle, Chief Executive, Child Cancer Foundation. “We are only able to give each family member the comfort, strength and support they need, because of generous New Zealanders who donate their time and money.”

Child Cancer Foundation is also looking for volunteer collectors to help with the National Street Appeal taking place on Friday 16 and Saturday 17th March. There are collection sites nationwide and just a couple of hours out of people’s days will make a huge difference.

Schools or businesses can also “adopt” a collection site in their local area for one or both days and involve staff, students and parents in this event.

People interested in volunteering as collectors can register at or call 0800 424 453 to be connected with their local organiser.

There are a number of ways you can help the Child Cancer Foundation Appeal:

• Donating to street collectors in your community on Friday 16th or Saturday 17th March

• Holding a local fundraising event in your area.

• Heading to to make a donation of your choice

• For more information, visit


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