Every child in New Zealand deserves a safe, loving home. Take a look at this video and join us to make it happen.
Help us provide safe, loving homes where brothers and sisters who have suffered abuse can stay together - join us as a Friend of Homes of Hope today!
Toni has been in the New Zealand care system for most of her childhood, she has experienced the good and the bad first hand. She has memories of getting so hungry she had to steal food and of wishing for a pair of shoes because going to school with no shoes hurt her feet - no kid in New Zealand should have to go through this! Toni came to Homes of Hope when she was six and although she is an adult now if you ask her what she remembers she'll tell you 'she was spoilt'. What does Toni mean by being 'spoilt' - going to the play park, the beach, having toys to play with and food whenever you get hungry! Things that most kids take for granted. Toni got moved to over fifty different homes during her time in care and she didn't even know she had a brother until she got to Homes of Hope! Will you help us help more kids like Toni by making a regular gift as a Friend of Homes of Hope?
Why do we urgently need more people like you to support our work
Over the last few months we've had more demand for our services than ever before and our homes are now full. Over the last few weeks we have had to turn away over 30 children who desperately need our help. As a registered charity Homes of Hope receives no guaranteed government aid and relies on the support of people like you. We've already helped over 180 children, providing them with a safe, loving home where they can live with their brothers and sisters. We now urgently need to raise more funds so that we don't have to turn away any more children. We are asking you to make a regular gift so that we can provide children with a home for as long as they need it - just $1 a day could change a kiwi child's life!
Your support enables us to:
- provide safe, loving homes for vulnerable children.
- help keep brothers and sisters together whenever possible.
- provide the care and support a seriously neglected or abused child needs to heal and become a great New Zealander.
How much should I give?
We are asking people like you to support Homes of Hope by donating a small amount on a regular basis. Many people ask us how much they should give. The answer is, of course, just as much as you feel able to. We think that $1 a day (about $30/month) isn't too much to ask of most people. However, this is just a suggestion and the amount you donate remains your decision.