Featured Causes

Get inspired with this selection of amazing Kiwi causes

1 month ago | By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Help Tobi & Sarah

Tobi and Sarah thought they’d found their dream home – in a good area and close enough for the kids to walk to school.

They got a building inspection…

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3 weeks ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Vivian’s Journey

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

4 weeks ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Making memories

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

2 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Toby’s big trip

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

2 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

The Chrysalis Project

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

2 months ago |By: Georgia Moselen-Sloog

Pair set sail

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

2 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

3 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Clint’s Fight for Life

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

2 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

7 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Filming For Freedom

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

5 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

6 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Saving Storm

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

6 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Dougie’s Big Adventures

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

5 months ago |By: Courtney Bennett

Leonie’s fundraising mission

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

3 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

3 months ago |By: Eden

SUP for Harrison

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

4 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Project Boost

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

4 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Fundraising for Jim

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

4 months ago |By: Eden Radford

Sweet Louise

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

4 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

GALZ Fundraiser

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

4 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Tony’s Tin Soldiers

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

4 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Christmas Banquet

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

5 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Typhoon Haiyan aid

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

4 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Running for Outward Bound

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

4 months ago |By: Lakshmi Muthaiah

Help-Portrait Auckland

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

6 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Fan fundraising for ETNZ

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

5 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

5 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Our fastest ever fundraising cause

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

5 months ago |By: Courtney Bennett

Telecom’s Team Tigerblood

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

6 months ago |By: Lakshmi

David’s bucket list

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

6 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Auckland March for Elephants

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

6 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

7 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

7 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Terrier race against time

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

7 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

7 months ago |By: Lakshmi

New ears for Sophie and Nikau

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

8 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Bring Lily home

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

7 months ago |By: Lakshmi

11 week minimum wage challenge

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

7 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Helping Gerald

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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Help Isabella sing on the world stage

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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Spa pool for Awhi Paul

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

11 months 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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Transport Blog needs funds for hosting

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

8 months 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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Ellie’s Fight

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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Saving my mum

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

8 months 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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Flatman returns

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

8 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Supporting kids who lost their mum

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Tailah Love – achieving my dreams

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Lend Little for Lisa

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Baby Lucas’ cancer battle

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Carrie’s crusade against cancer

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Girls kayak to the Marathon World Champs

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

9 months 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

9 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Fixing Robbie’s Brain

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

9 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Ruth at CrossFit Games

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Cambridge Robotics

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Bartlett family landslide relief fund

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Preserving memories

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

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

A new bed for Reece

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Bring my husband to New Zealand

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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Fielding rallies for little Tiana

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

10 months 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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Steph goes wild, Outward Bound style

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Black Star Molly’s LA adventure

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

10 months ago |By: Lakshmi

Charlotte’s bionic ambitions

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

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

It’s Jaden’s turn

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

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Get Laura to New York

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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months ago |By: Lee Hales

Crowdfunding goes to the cats

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

11 months 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