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Run or walk for your favourite cause and help raise much needed funds!

Below are our charity partners for the 2019 Rotorua Marathon, who will be building a team of fundraising runners. If you would like to ‘Race for Good’ for them please select your preferred charity in registration and they will be in touch.

Rotorua Marathon have partnered with Everyday Hero so that we can now offer you the opportunity to fundraise for the charity that YOU care about the most! With Everyday Hero you can build your own fundraising page in a few easy steps. 

Alternatively, Click here to go the Rotorua Marathon Everyday Hero fundraising page, nominate your favourite cause and build your own fundraising page in a few easy steps! 

 

New Zealand Red Cross
Our mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience. Your support is a sign of hope. You'll help to meet immediate and longer term needs, whether it’s by providing relief to communities affected by disaster, sending international delegates overseas to assist those made vulnerable by conflict, or helping refugee families resettle in New Zealand. Working behind the scenes and in plain sight, everywhere, every day, New Zealand Red Cross is doing good. Wherever you are, we're right there too, helping people in vulnerable situations. You can join us and do good too by fundraising to ensure we're ready to respond to people in need.
 

Child Cancer Foundation
Child Cancer Foundation aims to reduce the impact of cancer by offering services that ensure children and their families are supported, informed and remain connected at every stage of their journey. At any given time the Foundation is assisting more than 1,700 families’ nationwide – offering support in hospital, at home and in the community. As a stand-alone charity that receives no direct funding from the government, Child Cancer Foundation relies on the generosity of New Zealanders to help it deliver its practical and meaningful assistance to families when they need it most. 

 

Mental Health Foundation NZ
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a registered charity working toward a society where all people enjoy positive mental health and wellbeing. Every year, around 20% of New Zealanders will experience a mental health problem and nearly half of us will experience a mental illness in our lifetime.

At the Mental Health Foundation, we provide information about where to turn for help with a mental health issue as well as promoting practical tools that we all can use to look after our wellbeing. By joining our team, you not only help to fund this work, but you can also play an important role in changing the conversation about mental health so that more Kiwis feel able to seek help when they need it. Join our team today and help support Aotearoa’s mental health and wellbeing!  

 
Achilles International New Zealand
                    
Achilles International New Zealand provides New Zealanders with disabilities the opportunity to participate alongside able-bodied athletes in local mainstream events like Cigna Round the Bays, Taupo Half Marathon, the Rotorua, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington Marathons (and more), as well as the high-profile international New York Marathon.

 
MND New Zealand 

MND New Zealand works with people living with motor neurone disease to enable them to have the best quality of life possible. Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the name of a group of diseases that cause the death of the nerve cells (neurones) that control the muscles that enable us to move, speak, swallow and breathe. New Zealand has the highest known rate of MND in the world.

All over New Zealand, our support team members help people with MND access the right health services at the right time, provide up-to-date information, and offer both practical and emotional support. 
 
SPCA

Become a fundraiser and save lives with every step!

Our aim is to raise $6,000 for animals that desperately need our help throughout New Zealand. SPCA fundraisers are a valued part of Team SPCA and receive on-going support from our dedicated fundraising team throughout their journey.

Your support will help us

  • $30 = Vaccinate a rabbit
  • $50 = Microchip a dog
  • $65 = Vaccinate a cat
  • $105 = Attend an inspector callout
  • $210 = Give a puppy a warm bed for 1 week

For any questions about how to fundraise email fundraise4spca@spca.nz.

 
Rotorua Community Hospice
You can support Rotorua Community Hospice!

You will help provide 24/7 care and support in the Rotorua community for anyone with a life limiting illness e.g. heart failure, motor neuron disease or cancer. We care for whānau and friends as well, both before and after death. Last year we made over 11,000 visits to patients and saw on average 115 patients per month.

Our goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them. Run the marathon to live your every moment and support others to do the same!

Email Nicola at pr@rotoruahospice.co.nz if you have any questions.




Lifeline Aotearoa
Lifeline Aotearoa has been helping New Zealanders in crisis for over 50 years and our mission is to reduce distress and save lives.

Our free community helplines, 0800 LIFELINE, Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 TAUTOKO, 0800 KIDSLINE and our text support service HELP (4357) are answered by qualified counsellors and trained volunteers 24/7.

We receive over 10,000 calls a month from people who are struggling with a wide range of issues including relationship and work problems, mental health, grief, abuse, bullying and loneliness. We help an average of 10 people a day at high risk of suicide.

We receive no government funding for these helplines and rely on public support like yours, so please do consider to ‘Race for Good’ for Lifeline.
 
The Lonely Miaow Association

Our mission is to help Auckland’s stray and abandoned cats and kittens live safe and healthy lives. Founded in 1995, the Lonely Miaow Association is an incorporated, non-profit organisation dedicated to the rescue and care of stray and abandoned cats and kittens.

Every day, we receive calls and emails about homeless cats and kittens from the public – they are often injured, starving or neglected. We rely solely on volunteers and donations to continue our work - we'd love you to run for us and help us with our work.
 
Diabetes New Zealand

It's time to turn the tide against diabetes!

Diabetes New Zealand is a charity who not only support and advocate for the staggering 257,000 adults and children currently living with diabetes across New Zealand, they also want to fight to ensure that diabetes claims no more victories in those who could have prevented it.

Your participation in the Rotorua Marathon means that those that need support and encouragement with managing this disease will receive it.

And because of you, even more Kiwis will hear our message about the warning signs of diabetes and most importantly, how to do something about their own health …today!


OXFAM New Zealand

One in three people in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that by mobilising the power of people against poverty.

Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.

We won't stop until every person on the planet can enjoy a life free from poverty.
 
The Neonatal Trust
The Neonatal Trust exists to support families going through the stress and anxiety of a neonatal journey, and to support the enhanced care of their premature and/or sick full-term babies.
Our core objectives centre around this:
 • Support neonatal families through the stress and anxiety of their journey
 • Support neonatal research to increase understanding and enhance outcomes
 • Support neonatal units and their staff so babies receive the best care possible
The support we provide and enable comes in many shapes and forms, all aimed at making a difficult start to life a little bit easier.

   
 

Rotorua Marathon Partners