We’re thrilled that you’re keen to help us out! Endometriosis New Zealand relies on our generous community across New Zealand to continue to provide unique and professional services and programs to improve health outcomes for those living with endometriosis and persistent pelvic pain. We don’t receive any government funding, so it’s people like you who make all this possible.
Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place across the globe during the month of March with a mission to raise awareness of the disease which affects an estimated 200 million worldwide. If you are interested in getting involved in the 2022 Endometriosis Awareness Month, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Paddle through the pain barriers
On her 21st birthday recent Lincoln University graduate, Harriet Watson, set out to make a difference. She wanted to raise awareness about endometriosis, a condition affecting 1 in 10 Kiwi women.
Relatively little is known about ‘endo’ as for decades, this has been a taboo subject, but through research and education, more women are able to manage the often-debilitating pain that endo can cause.
Gems Half Marathon for Endometriosis NZ
This November Gemma decided to enter the Queenstown Half Marathon to raise awareness and shine the light, on a very important condition, so many women suffer from.
“Like so many other women suffering from endometriosis the journey to diagnosis can be long, painful and frustrating. Through my own personal journey, I have become particularly passionate in raising awareness and education for women and feel this is a great opportunity to not only run 21.1km but to do it for a charity that is close to me heart (or should I say uterus!” Gemma from Christchurch
For the month of May New World Howick were looking to support Women’s Health and Wellbeing Organisations as part of Women’s Health Month.
Endometriosis New Zealand was selected by the Howick community as one of the three organisations they would like to support. Every time a customer shopped instore; they were given an opportunity to vote for their organisation of choice by placing a token in the organisations box which they would like to support.
At the end of the month, they totalled all the tokens to determine how they shared the $3000 prize pool. $780.00 was donated to Endometriosis New Zealand, Ka pai Howick!
High tea & charity auction
Tanith Norton’s High tea & charity auction was held in March 2021 at a private residence in Prebbleton. Deborah Bush spoke, Mona Vale catered the beautiful high tea, and wonderful businesses and people donated to our charity auction. Gorgeous raffle baskets finished off the afternoon with an amazing total of $6546.03 being raised.
A sincere thank you to Tanith for organising such a fantastic event.
1 in 10 t-shirts
In March 2021 Entwined Collective partnered with Brunchy Yarns to sell a conversation starting T-shirt designed by Kim, a member of Entwined Collective. Together they raised an amazing $2,077.61 to support Endometriosis New Zealand. Thank you!
Please let us know the details of your fundraising event by filling out this form and we will be in touch and provide you with promotional resources to help you spread the word about your event.