RSA’s have had to postpone the national Poppy Day Appeal and Anzac Day services due to the Coronavirus lockdown. Perpetual Guardian led the charge to help fundraise for RSA's critical work to support NZ veterans, the oldest were among the most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19.
Spark Foundation, a charitable trust funded by Spark, owned Givealittle from 2012 and operated it as a not for profit service. Perpetual Guardian is the country’s largest and premier provider of the full suite of estate planning services, and the Givealittle platform is a welcomed addition to the group’s family. It will continue to be run as a not for profit service.
On Monday 21st of October, the amazing Albie Roebeck broke a Guinness World Record for "Longest Punchbag Marathon" to raise awareness for Mental Health with Wood For the Trees and Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.
Bryce Casey from The Rock’s Morning Rumble team bowled for 58 hours straight and raised $366,600 for Mike King’s I Am Hope charity.
After the Christchurch shootings thousands of people turned to Givealittle to express solidarity and support for those affected. The main Victim Support page on Givealittle received 97k donations from 139 countries. A selection of donation comments was collated into an artwork to capture some of the heartfelt sentiments.