Featured Causes

Get inspired with this selection of amazing Kiwi causes

1 month ago | By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Siblings receive support

When Linda Newsome’s best friend died, she sprang to action to help the kids she left behind.

Nicky Cockroft passed away in March after battling an aggressive form of cancer….

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5 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Vivian’s Journey

A birth, a wedding and a terminal  diagnosis – it’s been a…Read more

3 weeks ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Aiming for the stars

Competing at the 2020 Olympic Games is Rachel Burge’s ambitious goal, and…Read more

3 weeks ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Nick’s next climb

Not even a close shave with cancer can slow Nick White down.…Read more

3 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

From one nation to another

Last month, sixteen Sherpa climbers were killed in an avalanche on Mount…Read more

5 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Making memories

Louis Corbett is going blind. Two of his siblings suffer from the…Read more

6 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Help Tobi & Sarah

Tobi and Sarah thought they’d found their dream home – in a…Read more

6 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Toby’s big trip

Toby Dale is three years old, but he wears pants that are…Read more

7 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

The Chrysalis Project

Many of us start the New Year with the aim of changing…Read more

6 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Pair set sail

Sailing is far more than just a sport for Auckland pair Malcolm…Read more

6 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Jezza’s off-road dream

Jeremy Williams lets nothing stand in the way of getting his adrenaline…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Clint’s Fight for Life

Clinton Tata is a father of six children whose only wish is…Read more

7 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Funds raised to shoot Milly

Milly and Michelle have been best friends for more than a decade.…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Filming For Freedom

Independent filmmakers Annette Eggers and Tessa Cross have come together to make…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Walking raises big bucks for low decile schools

The Head to Head walk is a 125km team relay walk raising…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Saving Storm

When Tiffany learnt that her cherished two-year-old border collie Storm had a…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Dougie’s Big Adventures

Eleven year old Dougal (Dougie) Colquhoun is quite an action boy. He’s…Read more

9 months ago |By: Courtney Bennett

Leonie’s fundraising mission

Leonie Collins is a Telecom person on a mission.  One of her…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Hayley’s Bucket List

Hayley is 22 years old. Last year she fought a battle with…Read more

1 year ago |By: Eden Radford

Chickshaw Blues

For Tracee Knowler, the reality of crime and its consequences are all…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden

SUP for Harrison

A team of people have recently completed a magnanimous feat  – stand…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Project Boost

Project Boost is a volunteer organisation that is founded on the value…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Fundraising for Jim

A tale of true kiwi generosity has sprung up through Givealittle –…Read more

8 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Sweet Louise

Adrian Smith claims he’s no candidate for completing physical challenges, but the…Read more

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

GALZ Fundraiser

Mt Maunganui local Amanda Lowry broke her neck in a surfing accident just…Read more

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Tony’s Tin Soldiers

Christchurch artist Tony Cribb is a Christchurch artist who regularly donates his…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Christmas Banquet

Thousands of Kiwi kids go to school every day with empty tummies.…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Typhoon Haiyan aid

A number of New Zealand based organisations are responding to the crisis…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Running for Outward Bound

When Laurie Winter completed an Outward Bound course in March 2013 it…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Help-Portrait Auckland

Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers and makeup artists using their…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Fan fundraising for ETNZ

Last night we saw the biggest spike of donations in our five-year…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Help for Carrie Broomhall

After months of treating suspected bladder infections, beautiful 34-year-old Carrie’s world was…Read more

9 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Our fastest ever fundraising cause

Dr Jared Noel is in the business of helping sick people. But…Read more

10 months ago |By: Courtney Bennett

Telecom’s Team Tigerblood

You may think cycling 96km is the last thing you’d want to…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

David’s bucket list

David Morrison was only 20 when diagnosed last May with the rare…Read more

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Auckland March for Elephants

African elephants are dying in alarming numbers with one killed every 15…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Kaiapoi Borough School making a difference

Kaiapoi Borough School has been hard out raising money for Camp Quality,…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

31Ks for 31 days

In 2006 Kelly Shrimpton’s partner, Nick Bolton, was diagnosed with lymphoma and…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Len’s giant jump for gifted kids

It may sound a little strange, but gifted kids face significant challenges…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Terrier race against time

In 2006, Carol was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was encouraged by…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lakshmi

The shady trade and a horse’s second chance

It started with a Facebook page and a little project to raise…Read more

11 months ago |By: Lakshmi

New ears for Sophie and Nikau

Every so often, a child arrives in the world with profound hearing…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Bring Lily home

Auckland couple Amy and Greg Hewgill are fighting to bring their tiny…Read more

12 months ago |By: Lakshmi

11 week minimum wage challenge

If you’re a regular on Givealittle, you may remember Kate who earlier…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Helping Gerald

Tanja Grzeta was once the subject of a Givealittle cause.  When life…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Help Isabella sing on the world stage

Isabella Moore loves to sing. For the last three years she has…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Spa pool for Awhi Paul

Cameraman Murray Job met the Paul family when filming a story about…Read more

1 year ago |By: Courtney Bennett

Mike Roigard Ironman

Telecom’s resident Ironman a.k.a. Mike Roigard will be leaving shortly for his next…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Transport Blog needs funds for hosting

The Campaign for Better Transport is a politically independent, voluntary incorporated society…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Support Analise and others with Tourette’s

Analise  is a nine-year-old Christchurch girl with Tourette syndrome. Tourette’s is a…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Ellie’s Fight

At just 17-weeks-old baby Ellie Green has faced more challenges than many…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Saving my mum

Twelve-year-old Maxim moved to New Zealand with his mum seven years ago,…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Raising funds to pay for Toby’s ABA Therapy

Oamaru three-year-old Toby Peters was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder six months ago.…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Flatman returns

Winters can be tough in Christchurch.  Add some major earthquake action to…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Supporting kids who lost their mum

Jenny Shires first met Paula through her acupuncture practice. But it was…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Tailah Love – achieving my dreams

Year 13 Marlborough Boys College student Tailah Love hails from a little…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Lend Little for Lisa

Four years ago, Lisa was on the crest of a wave. The…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Baby Lucas’ cancer battle

Baby Lucas was only seven months old when his parents, Tyler and…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Carrie’s crusade against cancer

Carrie Watt met best friend Jennie 11 years ago, doing an outdoor…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Girls kayak to the Marathon World Champs

Jess Polo and Rochelle Austin are two Auckland schoolgirls with crazy busy…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

The Bitches’ Box to the Edinburgh Fringe

It’s set in a woolshed and was created out of thin air…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Fixing Robbie’s Brain

Robbie Ritchie has a ticking time bomb inside his head.  The bomb,…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Ruth at CrossFit Games

Have you heard of Wrights Bush? Unless you’re from Invercargill, probably not.…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Cambridge Robotics

We’ve heard of schools fundraising for sports equipment or perhaps a new…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Bartlett family landslide relief fund

You may have heard about the Bartlett family already. Their story was…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Preserving memories

Bruce Trask and Iris Thomas are real community heroes in Tauranga. In…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

A new bed for Reece

Reece Jimmieson is just three years old, yet he has already faced…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Bring my husband to New Zealand

Two years ago, Jenna was just “your average Kiwi girl”. Fast forward…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Cycling for Menzies College

Megan Corry and Brad Lamb now live in Perth, Western Australia. But…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Getting low income kids to the festival

The team at Capital E believes that art should be accessible to…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Young Kiwis aim for gold at Kyoto iGeo Olympiad

At the end of July, the Japanese city of Tokyo will host…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Fielding rallies for little Tiana

Tiana Gray hasn’t started school yet.  But she sure has been through…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

A horse for 78-year-old Roy

One day Discount Saddles in Christchurch received a rather unusual request. 78-year-old…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Steph goes wild, Outward Bound style

Stephanie Hartley is a young woman in possession of a wise life…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Black Star Molly’s LA adventure

Hastings teenager Molly Nilsson has been working hard at making her dream…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lakshmi

Charlotte’s bionic ambitions

Charlotte Cleverley Bisman was a happy, healthy six-month-old when she was struck…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

It’s Jaden’s turn

Jaden Movold is a standout kid who continually inspires others with his…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Get Laura to New York

Nelson actress Laura Irish has been thrown a line that could see…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

The Hip Op-eration Crew

The Hip Op-eration Crew is out to challenge the way people think.…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Santana swims her way to Deaflympics

Promising swimmer Santana Chapman was born profoundly deaf in both ears. She…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Anna’s army

Helen and Anna are literally lifelong friends having met as Plunket babies…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Grunta’s very special VW restoration project

Wanganui man Grant, whose mates affectionately call him Grunta, was in the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Crowdfunding goes to the cats

Since 2006, Cat Rescue Christchurch has been working to humanely reduce the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Water for Salesatele

On December 9, 2012, Cyclone Evan battered the village of Salesatele in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Getting Booker running again

On 5 February 2013 Vivienne Kent was enjoying a summer walk on…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Helping Ben Casey

In November 2012, Wanaka preschooler Ben Casey was diagnosed with cancer in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Are we almost(yn) there yet?

Whangarei toddler Mostyn was like any normal Kiwi kid – full of…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Changing a life in Guatemala

When Michael and Mikaela Carter spent a month in San Juan la…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Help Mike get to the World Triathlon Champs

Last year, Wellington dad Mike Cousins fronted up to the realisation that…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

New ears for Nixon

Not long after his arrival in the world, doctors delivered the news…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Helping Angus get to Memphis

Mighty Angus Little is just 5 years old. Even as a toddler,…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

DVD to help kids deal with family violence

New Zealand’s poor track record of family violence is increasingly in the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

A special vest for Ashlynn

Curly-haired three-year-old Ashlynn Kingsford has been delighting her family with her joyous…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

A new smile for Maz

Maz Mace is a talented visual and make-up artist. Her heartbreaking struggle…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Blair’s battle for his future

Last February, 36-year-old police officer Blair Spalding was knocked sideways by news…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Hastings School to rebuild Fijian School

Hastings Intermediate has a sister school relationship with Namara school on Wayalailai…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Emergency aid for Margaret

On Wednesday March 2nd, a devastating fire swept through three houses in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Hospital Emergency Survival Kits

Often the diagnosis of a serious illness in a child starts with…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Ethan’s leukaemia journey

For several months six-year-old Ethan MacMillan experienced recurrent headaches, vomiting, fatigue and…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Phil and Neil’s epic cycle challenge

Four years ago, Phil Thorn survived a bout of meningitis. But his…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Helping Alice hear, and teach again

Alice Woodcock has been a highly valued member of the Mairehau Primary…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

For Brooke & Caitlin’s future

Just four days before Christmas, Mercedes Nadas’ friend Rebecca Todd was killed…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Taking Paddy back to Everest

The community of the Canterbury High Country is getting behind their friend’s…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

A Bigger Gift for Rodney Gordon

In his more than 20 years’ teaching at Auckland Grammar Rodney Gordon…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Growing family vege gardens

Hand Over a Hundy is a one year challenge that started in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Rhozie’s Brain Surgery

Tauranga woman Rhozie Edmonds (26) has had over a year of debilitating…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Chipping in for the Selwyn Fire Victims

Hot, dry January weather led to four fires in the Selwyn District…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Technology for Tanzanian School

Mvumi School in Tanzania was developed by Kiwi Richard Morris. The school…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Sarah in San Fran

Sarah Morell of Wanganui has Morquio 4 syndrome, a genetic disorder which…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Peter the Christmas Elf

Telecom people get one paid volunteer day every year to support a…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Giving Mike the gift of surfing

When Jeffrey Brown’s brother Mike broke his back he was left with…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Edward the IT Hero

Edward Minnell is a super-geek who could be earning big bucks at…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Helping Tilly tackle Pitt Hopkins

In March 2012 at the age of two, Tilly was diagnosed with…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Shelterbox support Cyclone Evan recovery

The ShelterBox solution in disaster response is as simple as it is…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

Saving Salisbury School

Salisbury School in Nelson is the only residential education and pastoral care…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee Hales

A Second Ear for Lucy

Six-year old Lucy McKenzie-Bridle was born deaf, with severe hearing loss in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Something special for Esther

When Aimee-Lee O’Shea’s friend Esther was diagnosed with a grade four brain…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Parachute – pay what you can afford

Parachute Music is raising $100,000 to enable 500 disadvantaged families to attend…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Student Volunteer Army

Too often university students are in the media for all the wrong…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Yellow Fever rally for Durante’s fine fund

When Phoenix captain Andrew Durante called an opposition player a cheat in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Lachie’s cancer treatment

Lachie was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma cancer in Janurary 2012 and by the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

The Big Chill

When the freezer at their foodbank died the Downtown Community Ministry turned…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Promise Children Christmas

When Givealittle launched in 2008 one of our first causes was a…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Baby Jireh

When Jireh Winiata was born on 24 February 2011 her young parents…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Edventure Nepal Orphanage

Edventure Nepal is a small orphanage with a huge heart. With a…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Help Stella eat

Since having a feeding tube fitted while being treated in hospital, young…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Maddie Collins care account

When Maddie Collins was about to turn five she was diagnosed with…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Life savings lost

When heartless thieves in balaclavas broke into the Wainuiomata home of Trevor…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Going the extra mile

Auckland charity Reason to Smile supports and encourages single mothers. Their Extra…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

ActionStation

ActionStation has been established to engage more Kiwis in our democratic process.…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Get Joyce to the Montreal Film Festival

When it was announced the world premiere of local film Dotty would…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Bringing Sean home from Thailand

When Sean Kenzie was critically injured in a motorbike crash in Thailand…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

For the love of his brother

David Visser proved that distance needn’t be a barrier when you want…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Elliott’s journey

Just weeks old and battling for her life, baby Elliott has the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

New mobility dog for Viv

A dog that can fetch the phone, collect the mail and open…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Grant’s wish

Diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer and given up to a year to…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Help Georgie Goodger

Georgie Goodger was a popular identity in the Christchurch hospitality scene before…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Pike River Miner’s Fund

When 29 miners lost their lives in the Pike River Coal Mine…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Blake for Gold

Speedskater Blake Skjellerup has been skating for 15 years, competing at the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

NZ Atheist Bus Campaign

Givealittle is for everyone – whatever your beliefs. So we were more…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Kane Roper’s Fight Against MS

Kane Roper suffers from the debilitating disease Multiple Sclerosis, but he’s not…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Red Cross Samoa Tsunami Relief

Givealittle was the first fundraising service to respond to news of the…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Team Jesse

Two-year old Jesse Bessant has an inoperable brainstem tumour that is so…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Melinda’s Dream Come True

Melinda Bennett, 31, was born with Frieidreich’s Ataxia, a debilitating, degenerative neuro-muscular…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

David on a Plate

David Kelliher was a true Wellingtonian. He thrived on the Capital’s energy,…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Operation Qannik

On Christmas day in 2009 Ashburton photographer Brad MacDonald lay sleeping as…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

One Million Metre Rowing Challenge

While most six year-olds are outside tearing up the playground, Jess Hermansen…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Send John Key to Copenhagen

When Prime Minister John Key refused to attend the UN climate summit…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Aisling Symes – Family Support and Funeral Expenses

When two-year old Aisling Symes went missing from her family home in…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Daniel Tiplady Trust

When 24-year old Timaru man Daniel Tiplady was seriously hurt in a…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Evile Family Relief Fund

Losing one child is an absolute tragedy but to lose four from…Read more

1 year ago |By: Lee

Kaibosh Food Rescue

Kaibosh is a Wellington-based registered charity that rescues food that’s good enough…Read more