Community Fundraising

Help New Zealanders who are blind, deafblind or have low vision live their life without limits.

There are several ways you can get involved and help raise money for Blind Low Vision NZ. Take part in one of our existing campaigns or create your own event at your work, school, or local community.

Our fundraising team is here to help. We can provide you with free materials, as well as tips and suggestions for how to make your fundraising event a success. Get in touch with us using the form below, or give us a call on 0800 366 283 (DONATE)

The Great Kiwi Bookathon

The Great Kiwi Bookathon is all about getting kids and their whānau reading LIKE MAD and having fun, while raising awareness and much-needed funds for Blind Low Vision NZ

The Great Kiwi Bookathon

Fundraising Toolbox

We’re here to support you every step of the way with ideas, support and advice. Check out our fundraising toolbox to download everything you need.

A female Blind Low Vision NZ staff member is using accessible technology throughout her working day to help clients

Street Collection

Our annual street collection, Guide Dog Puppy Appeal plays a vital role in funding practical and emotional support services.

A fundraising volunteer stands holding a bucket on a bright, sunny day and smiling.


In August 2023, Blind Low Vision NZ are joining the international fitness and fundraising challenge, Pawgust. Stay tuned for updates but in the meantime, check out the Pawgust website for more information.

A young guide dog puppy is lying on a rug and giving us puppy dog eyes

How it works

Decide on a fundraising idea

Come up with your own or feel free to use one of ours. You can do almost anything you like! Even better if it’s a challenge to you.

Use our website to fundraise

You’ll get an online fundraising page that you can personalise and share with your friends, whanau, and colleagues. We’ll be there to help you every step of the way!

The money you raise will change lives

The money you raise will help fund Blind Low Vision NZ’s vital services for people with vison loss. Ultimately, you’re helping empower New Zealanders who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision to live the life they choose.