a difference.

"You may not personally see a child's face when they are handed a new pair of shoes or a warm jacket, but I can assure you that look of joy never gets old." – Teacher

Give monthly.

Your monthly donation will support a Kiwi kid in need with food, shoes, jackets and basic health items.

Make a one-off donation


Providing the essentials, so Kiwi kids can learn.

KidsCan believes that education is a child’s ticket out of poverty, and gives them the opportunity for a better future. But kids can’t learn when they are cold, wet and hungry.

So we partner with schools and early childhood centres across New Zealand to give the 1 in 6 Kiwi kids affected by poverty the essentials: food, clothing and health products.


KidsCan partner schools and early childhood centres.

Across New Zealand we
provide essentials to:







KidsCan Partners

Working together with our business community.

Our KidsCan partners and business supporters share our vision of a better New Zealand for all Kiwi kids.

We work together to support 
tamariki in need at schools and early childhood centres across the country. The time and resources donated by our business community enables KidsCan to reach more children in need. 

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Fundraise for KidsCan.

Hold a fundraiser in support of KidsCan.

Run a marathon, hold a bake sale, organise a quiz night... the fundraising possibilities are endless! Every dollar you raise helps give all Kiwi kids a fair start. 


Get in touch with our team to register your fundraiser today. 

Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Marathon 2022

Join the thousands who take part in New Zealand’s biggest running celebration with the ability to choose your distance from 5km, 11 km, half or full marathon. Take the opportunity to run over Auckland Bridge or take it at a slower pace and enjoy the great view of the city. Combine a personal challenge with helping Kiwi Kids by running as a KidsCan fundraiser. Sign up to be a regular fundraiser with no minimum amount to raise or opt to be a Charity Superstar committing to raise a minimum of $1,000 for our charity to receive free race entry, complimentary race day transport, a KidsCan Auckland Marathon running t-shirt, a souvenir Charity Superstar medal and access to our marquee at the finish line.

08:00 - 17:00
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Jump for Kidscan 2022

Have you ever wanted to jump out of a plane? Or perhaps you’ve done it once and always needed a great reason to do it again! Now you can tick skydiving off your bucket list, whilst helping in need Kiwi Kids at the same time. Raise $1,000 for KidsCan and your skydive is free. We’re taking the skydive nationwide this year, with jumps taking place throughout Aotearoa. Register your interest at [email protected] and we’ll be in touch with more details.

09:00 - 14:00

Rotorua Marathon 2022

Take the opportunity to experience some of the stunning natural wonders and scenery in Rotorua and get involved in an event at the Rotorua Marathon! Register to start your own fundraising page.

Bay of Plenty
08:00 - 17:00
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How to help

Help Kiwi kids in need.

Give monthly.

For $30 a month, you can support a Kiwi kid and give them the essentials they need to learn.

Give once.

Every donation KidsCan receives helps more Kiwi kids reach their potential.

Become a partner.

Talk to us about how your business can support through monetary or in-kind donations.

Fundraise for us.

Hold a fundraiser in support of KidsCan and raise money for kids in need.