The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand is funded by generous community organisations, corporate sponsors through our Friends of the Foundation programme and generous, everyday Kiwis. We don't receive Government funding so we rely on these groups to continue our work looking after the respiratory community in New Zealand.
You can get involved and help us make a difference.
Twizel Area School at their fundraising event for Breathe Better September 2022.
One person can create a world of change! If you would like to help support the Foundation here are some things you can do:
Download our Fundraising Toolkit here and find out how you can support our work.
Supporting the Foundation can be good for your business and your employees, as well as benefiting the 1 in 7 Kiwis living with respiratory disease.
The team from our Friends of the Foundation silver sponsor Comfortech ready to tackle Breathe Better September 2022.
We really value the support we receive from schools and community groups. We have lots of ideas on how you can fundraise for us in our Fundraising Toolkit.
If you are organising an event, get in touch: email@example.com or 04 495 0099.
Bake sale held by Te Kete Hauora o Rangitane for World Asthma Day 2022.
Meet some of the heroes fundraising for the Foundation:
Better Breathing Hero Taumata O Te Rā Lowe celebrated his 21st birthday by organising a fundraising run for the Foundation. Read more about his efforts here.
Pictured second from right.
Ultra-marathon runner Nick Ashill, returned to the US in 2022, to finish an epic fundraising run for the Foundation. His original effort was paused five years earlier, after he was involved in a serious hit and run. Read about his incredible story here.
Upper Hutt man Shane Ross ran 21km over 21 weeks in early 2022 raising funds for the Foundation. Shane has lived with asthma since childhood and wanted prove to others that asthma does not need to be a barrier to reaching your goals. Read more about his story here.