We believe that every child deserves the same opportunity for a happy, healthy childhood.

Variety provides tailored, flexible support to disadvantaged children throughout New Zealand.

We can provide your child with basic essentials like bedding, a school uniform and shoes and access to important life opportunities such as school camp and swimming lessons.

Please note, funding applications can only be considered if all required documents are provided.


What we can offer
 

 

Clothing

Basic clothing

Bedding

Basic clothing

Shoes

School stationery and uniform

Healthcare

Extra curricular activities

ONGOING SUPPORT: KIWI KID SPONSORSHIP

Variety Kiwi Kid Sponsorship assists with ongoing costs for children aged between 4 and 17 years. Items include clothing, shoes, bedding, school uniforms and stationery, school camp, extra-curricular activities and healthcare costs.

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ONE-OFF SUPPORT: INDIVIDUAL GRANTS

If your child is aged between 0-18 and needs a one-off grant for clothing, bedding, beds and cots, car seats, school uniform, extra-curricular activities, medical assistance, mobility equipment, therapy and therapy equipment.

If your child is aged between 8-18 and needs a digital device for school.

Individual grants are reviewed quarterly in February, May, August and November.

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ADDITION TO KIWI KID SPONSORSHIP: ACTIVE ME – KIA TŪ

Active Me is additional funding for children and young people on the Kiwi Kid Sponsorship programme living in Auckland and Northland. It provides them with the opportunity to participate and get active in sports, dance, martial arts, play and other similar activities.

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