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Help The Acorn Project support young people and their families living with cancer in Hawke’s Bay

Volunteer, fundraise, advocate or donate.

Make a donation

Every dollar makes a real difference to your local community - what is raised in the Bay, stays in the Bay

The Acorn Project is not government funded; we rely solely on fundraising, our amazing sponsors and donations from people like you.

You can make a regular contribution each month or a one-off donation. Every little bit helps!

Donations over $5 are eligible for tax credits or tax deductible.

Donate by internet banking

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Give through your payroll system

Payroll giving is an easy way to make regular contributions to a great cause like The Acorn Project

Just let your employer know the amount you wish to donate from your salary or wages each pay cycle, and they’ll take care of the rest

For every donation made through payroll giving, you’ll receive a tax credit of 33.33 percent – making your contribution go even further in helping families living with cancer in Hawke’s Bay

Learn more about payroll giving here.


Whatever your skills and experience, there are many ways you can support The Acorn Project, for example by supporting our young people on activities, as an events volunteer, or as a Trustee.

Volunteering with The Acorn Project counts as community service for youth development programmes such as The William Pike Challenge and The Duke of Edinburgh Award. Support a great cause like The Acorn Project while furthering your own goals!

See advertised roles.

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Jo:

Phone: 0221835385
Click here to email Jo


Support The Acorn Project through your community volunteering initiatives. This is a great team-building exercise and can also enhance your reputation and build relationships in your local community.

There are many ways your business can help, including by providing marshals for our Mitre 10 MEGA Walk fundraiser, or raising money or awareness at work - for example through a bake sale or wacky clothes day.

Invite us to your next team meeting and we can brainstorm together.

Fundraise for us

Our Fundraising definitely has the 'fun' element, with our wide, local community support.

We always get wrapped up in a big hug when these events take place.

If you have a great idea for a fundraiser (fancy dress bike ride or black tie dinner anyone?) we'd love to hear from you.

Spread the word

If you know a young person or family living with cancer, tell them about us, direct them to our website, or ask them to reach out to

Follow us on Facebook and give us a shout-out on social media.

Cancer is heavy. We can’t change the diagnosis our members get, but with your help, we can change the support received.


Join us as a business sponsor. Contact The Acorn Project for more details.


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