Community fundraising | The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ

Community fundraising

There are lots of ways that you or your local community can get involved and help The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ raise funds for our work across the Pacific, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste.

Be inspired by our community fundraisers

Lauren Hollister (second from left) and her family raised money for a new eye clinic in Papua New Guinea.

Geoff Hoar is using his passion for golf as a way to raise money for our sight-restoring work.

Jason Leong spent 17 hours, 9 minutes and 42 seconds completing his second Coast to Coast race. And this year he endured this iconic New Zealand multisport event to raise funds so that 80 people could see.

Lauren Hollister, a student at Kristin College on Auckland's North Shore, walked the Great Walks of New Zealand to raise funds for the first eye clinic in Papua New Guinea's remote province of West New Britain.

Do you have a great idea?

Have a great idea to raise money? If you would like to organise a fundraising event, no matter how big or small, we would love to hear about it. We can also provide you with materials and a letter of endorsement if you require. Fill out our online form to register your community fundraising activity.

Community fundraising kit

Download our new community fundraising kit or take a look below to see loads of fundraising ideas, publicity tips, and suggestions about how to get supporters involved.

Give a little

The Telecom Foundation has a really great tool available for online community fundraising - givealittle.co.nz. It's a great Kiwi website that makes fundraising easy for individuals, schools, and clubs, and best of all, it's free!

The Telecom Foundation is committed to supporting charities like The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ so Givealittle is our preferred fundraising website.

Check out The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ on Givealittle.

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ Logo

If you would like to use The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ logo to support your fundraising activities, you will need to contact us to approve before you undertake any activity on our behalf. Depending on the type of activity you have planned, approval can be given within 3 to 5 working days.

Register your planned activity

Fill out our community fundraising registration form

Any questions? Give us a call on 0800 227 229 or email us

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What we can do

Help keep Fred’s dream alive.

4 out of 5 people who are blind in the developing world don't need to be. Routine treatment costing as little as $25 can restore sight and hope.


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