Child Cancer Foundation urges Kiwis to ‘Send a Smile’ by donating this March
Alongside our nationwide Street Appeal on 10-11 March, we are urging Kiwis to make a donation online any day this month via our virtual ‘Send a Smile’ appeal.
The virtual appeal features four-year-old Addison Blair, who was diagnosed with cancer in February 2022.
The appeal is focused on the positive impact of donating to Child Cancer Foundation – both for the families who benefit from our support services and the donor themselves.
“Every donation we receive directly funds vital support that puts a smile on the faces of children with cancer and their whānau during one of the toughest times in their lives,” says Child Cancer Foundation Chief Executive, Monica Briggs.
“Whether it’s through a delivery of groceries, a petrol voucher or a listening ear of support, every donor can experience the feel-good factor of knowing they have provided life-changing assistance.”
On Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March, we will have hundreds of volunteers out on the streets to collect these much-needed donations in person, but Kiwis can also donate virtually any day in March.
“We’ve had to cancel our physical street collection in regions most severely impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle: Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne, Northland and Coromandel,” says Monica, “and we urgently need aid to support families living in these regions who are also dealing with childhood cancer.”
“Please help us provide this vital support by donating to one of our volunteers on the streets on the 10th and 11th, or virtually any day this month.”
Text SMILE to 3457 to give $3 or donate more here.
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