NZME Makes Their Pledge for Plunket
8 May 2018 – NZME and The Hits are proud to be supporting Plunket’s ‘1000 Days to Raise a Bundle’ campaign again this year. Last year, they raised thousands of dollars for the organization.
The Hits will be leading the team with a number of fundraising shenanigans again this year, with the support of the wider NZME team. The support will culminate on May 11 with a radiothon, bringing together Hits hosts from all over the country.
The Hits teams are out today shaking their buckets outside selected BNZ Banks across the country, and pencil in a lunch date with them on Wednesday as they run sausage sizzles across the country.
This year, Breakfast and Drive are going head to head to see who can raise the most funds. Sam Wallace and producer Lu from Breakfast are kayaking from Auckland to Waiheke on Wednesday to raise funds, while Paul ‘Flynny’ Flynn will undertake a 15km run on Thursday to win the coins from donors.
Plunket is welcomed into the homes of 90% of children born in New Zealand, and touches the lives of not only the babies but their families and whānau. With its rich history and proven connections within communities, it is perfectly placed to help in the crucial first 1,000 days.
Any funds raised will enable Plunket to give New Zealand’s tamariki a healthy start, and foster relationships in the communities to create support networks.
Keep up with crazy antics and watch the fundraising tally grow on at The Hits Facebook page. To read more about the organization and the fantastic work it does, head to the NZ Herald Pledge for Plunket Page.
To donate, text Pledge to 2448 to make a $3 donation.