How you can help

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  • Posted By : Waipuna Hospice
  • Posted On : Jul 22, 2015
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  • Category : Waipuna Hospice » How can you help
  • Description : There are so may ways in which you can help Waipuna Hospice.  In fact without the support of our community it would be difficult to continue providing the level of care and support services to our patients and their families.
  • Location : 43 Te Puna Station Road, Te Puna, New Zealand

Overview

  • While we receive funding from the District Health Board, we still need to raise $2.5 million this financial year to meet the shortfall in our operating costs.

    We rely on our community to assist us in meeting the costs of care and support to our patients and their families and there are many ways you can help.

    MAKE A DONATION

    We value every donation as they quickly add up to make a significant difference. You can donate online via PayPal or if you prefer internet banking, please phone for our account details to make a one-off payment or to discuss setting up a regular automatic payment.

    BECOME A VOLUNTEER
    Hospice volunteers support all aspects of our service: drivers, car cleaners, administrators, receptionists, gardeners, day unit hosts, home visitors, patient care or shop assistants. Find out more about becoming a volunteer.

    BECOME A MEMBER
    For a modest subscription, members become eligible for special privileges and prize draws, receive advance notice of popular events and shop sales, and receive our quarterly newsletter.

    DONATE GOODS
    Our shops generate significant revenue for the Hospice, however we rely on our community for donated goods. We accept most household items: tools, china, books, furniture, clothing, sports gear etc. Our depot is at Unit L, 4 Brook Street or ph (07) 571 5083 for our free pickup service. Donated goods can also be taken to the shops.

    HOSPICE SHOPS
    Our secondhand shops sell a wonderful array of household items, books, clothes and treasures of every kind. Shop locations.

    BEQUESTS
    Leave a lasting gift to Waipuna Hospice by making a bequest in your will.  For more information on bequests please contact us.

    SPONSORSHIP
    Sponsor an event, ongoing education, or operating costs, for example, fuel, postage, printing.

    DONATION IN LIEU OF FLOWERS
    Make a donation in lieu of flowers at funerals.

    SUPPLY ITEMS ON OUR WISH LIST
    This could range from small items of food for the kitchen through to equipment or nursing supplies. Please phone (07) 552 4380 or email trish.rae@waipuna-hospice.co.nz.

    GUEST SPEAKER?
    Help raise awareness of our services by inviting a Hospice representative to speak at your club, church, organisation or business. For more information please phone Trish Rae (07) 552 4380 or email trish.rae@waipuna-hospice.co.nz. 

    NETWORK
    Create a link through your website to ours: www.waipuna-hospice.co.nz and become a fan of Waipuna Hospice on facebook.