Daffodil Day 2018 - Make A Difference

23rd August 2018

Cancer Society

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The Cancer Society of New Zealand's Daffodil Day symbolises hope for 1 in 3 New Zealanders affected by cancer.

Daffodil Day is Cancer Society’s most important annual fundraiser. The money raised is used to support patients with cancer and their families, fund breakthrough cancer research and help reduce the incidence of cancer for our children and grandchildren.

This year, Daffodil Day is on Friday 31 August, 2018.

Since 1990, this iconic event has inspired people to come together and support the Cancer Society's work. As well as providing an opportunity to raise awareness of cancer in New Zealand.

Your donations will go towards vital scientific research into the causes and treatment of all types of cancer, as well as providing a wide range of support services, education and awareness campaigns / programmes for people affected by cancer in your area.

Whether it's buying daffodils / donating to our street collectors, purchasing our merchandise, or making a donation by text / phone / online, every gift counts.

We are so grateful for the valuable support received from many organisations, groups and people across NZ who donate their time and money as a sign of their commitment to our cause.

And our principal sponsor ANZ for supporting the work we do year after year. For 28 years, ANZ have continually promoted Daffodil Day as an important cancer awareness day around the country and their staff all pull together to fundraise on our behalf too.

"I received wonderful support. I had massage, drives to treatment, meals supplied and I attended the support group and 6 week Living Well With Cancer programme. Thank you. The support has been amazing." - Shona

How YOU can make a difference this Daffodil Day

There are lots of fun and easy ways your organisation can get involved, and by supporting the Cancer Society, your organisation can make a real impact on the lives of those facing cancer.

Yellow Day

Have a yellow themed dress up day, do a bake sale, host a morning tea or do a raffle to raise money on Daffodil Day. 

Register your details online and you will be contacted with more information.

Give it Up

Choose your vice, whether it's chocolate, video games or something else you enjoy a little too much, and give it up to raise money to support people with cancer.

Set up a Give it Up team in your organisation and get fundraising!

Jump for Cancer

Is doing a skydive on your bucket list? Tick it off for a good cause! Each person who fundraises over $1,000 gets a free 13,000ft skydive with Skydive Auckland.

Set up a Jump for Cancer team in your organisation and get fundraising!

Parasail for Cancer

Come flying at NZ's highest parasail over the beautiful Bay of Islands. Each person who fundraises over $500 gets a free 1300 ft parasail with Flying Kiwi Parasail.

Set up a Parasail for Cancer team in your organisation and get fundraising!

Brave the Shave

Shaving your head is a simple act and a powerful way to show your support for people with cancer. You can ask friends, family and workmates to sponsor you.

Set up a Brave the Shave team in your organisation and get fundraising!

And of course you can always Donate Online

source: https://www.daffodilday.org.nz/#what | https://auckland-northland.cancernz.org.nz/how-to-get-involved/take-part/daffodil-day/fundraise-for-daffodil-day/

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