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Will you be there for Kiwis struggling with their mental health?

Wednesday, September 16, 2020   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: fundraising, mental health, mental wellbeing, support, services

Message from Shaun Robinson - CE of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand...

I write to you today to let you know about a very special appeal. An appeal that has special meaning for so many of us right now.

We can all agree, this year has been tough. Really tough. I can imagine that like mine, your wellbeing has taken a hit at times. For Kiwis struggling with mental health challenges the added challenge of COVID-19 has meant the struggle has been especially hard.

For those Kiwis, COVID-19 has made managing the other ups and downs of life incredibly difficult.

They need support. Your support. And they need it now.

Giving couldn’t be easier.
Donate to support Kiwis struggling with their mental health.
You could also opt to kick-off your very own fundraiser in support of this special appeal.

Every dollar donated or raised will be applied to our proven and effective work. This includes:

  • getting effective resources - such as our suicide prevention resources - into the hands of those who need them;
  • advocating for changes to policies, systems and laws that create barriers to wellbeing; and
  • promoting the importance of wellbeing for all New Zealanders through our targeted campaigns.

Given the tough year we have all had, your support for this critical work could not be more needed at this time.

Please donate generously to support Kiwis struggling with their mental health. Your donation will provide hope, reassurance and a way forward. For that I'm so grateful.

We're in this together.

Shaun Robinson - CE of the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

P.S. From 8am next Monday we will be livestreaming our resident Calathea Peacock plant, Fergus. You'll have a special opportunity to take a moment to pause, take a breath and dig deep for Kiwis finding life especially hard right now.