Fundraise at School

Fundraise to help your crew save lives!

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Here's how it works!

STEP 1: Create your page

Explain what you're doing, and set a fundraising goal

STEP 2: Plan & share

Plan your fundraiser and raise awreness by sharing your page

STEP 3: have fun

Share your progress, thank your donors & watch the donations roll in!

Introducing our schools pack

Packed to the brim with fun activities and facts, this 14-page pack is designed to educate primary & intermediate school kids on the life-saving work the Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter does in your community.

What's included:

  • The 111 call & dispatch process
  • Up-to-date facts about costs, flight times & equipment
  • Introductions to your rescue crew
  • 9 fun activities
  • Accompanying teacher's guide
  • Support from our team with lesson planning & additional information

Win a visit from your rescue crew

Win a visit to your school from a crew member of the Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter!

Our termly fundraising competition will offer a visit from a crew member to the school that raises the most money for the Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter, as well as prizes for schools with the most creative fundraising ideas.

Ideas for Fundraisers

Bake Sale or Sausage Sizzle

There's no tastier way to fundraise than baking and selling cakes or savoury treats

Set up a costume day

Pay towards a costume day or set a theme - Grey for your rescue helicopter!

hold a School Disco

Set up a school disco, with a surcharge for tickets & prizes for best dance moves!

Host a Movie Event

Host an after-school movie event, with tasty treats!

Run a Competition

Organise a sports competition, talent show or tournament 

Hold a Car Wash

A car wash is a great way to fundraise and a great way to stay cool in summer!

Check out our full fundraising guide below for more tips on how to promote & plan your event!

Your fundraising saves lives!

Support from our amazing community is incredibly important to us. The funds you raise go towards our huge operational costs and help ensure we can continue undertaking hundreds of life-saving missions in your community each year.

Our Fundraising Team is here to help you with your fundraising, every step of the way, so please get in touch and let us know what you’re planning to do! We are so grateful for your support.

More questions? Check out our FAQs

Check Out our Past Fundraisers

Contact us

Need help on getting set up? Contact us here: fundraise@rescue.org.nz
or 0800 11 10 10

Or fill out the form and we’ll contact you!