Over the last ten years over 310 community charities have been supported by United Way in the Canterbury region. This collective impact has mobilised over 46,385 volunteers within the region.

United Way New Zealand are currently inviting submissions for fund management opportunities, corporate/business sponsorship, payroll giving and donations to support charities making a social difference, in the Canterbury region. Charities such as Birthright Canterbury Trust who provided this photo will benefit from this collective fund.

United Way would like to thank The Tindall Foundation, payroll donors and Trusts for contributing to the United Way Community Funding in Canterbury. 


  • 180 Degrees Trust
  • Adventure Specialties Trust
  • Battered Women's Trust Christchuch
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Christchurch
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Canterbury
  • Birthright Canterbury Trust
  • Bishopdale Community Trust
  • Canterbury Men's Centre
  • CAP
  • Cholmondeley Children's Home
  • Community Focus Trust
  • Crossroads Youth with a Future
  • Cultivate Christchurch Ltd
  • Drug-ARM Christchurch
  • English Language Partners Christchurch
  • Foodbank Canterbury
  • Hearing Association Christchurch
  • Hope Community Trust
  • K2 Youth Development Trust
  • La Vida Youth Trust
  • OSCAR in St Albans Inc
  • Oxford Community Trust
  • Pathway Trust
  • Pillars Incorporated
  • Pregnancy Help Canterbury Trust
  • Queenspark Community Trust
  • Rachel's House Trust
  • Shoreline Youth Trust
  • Sumner Bays Union Trust
  • Toughlove New Zealand Incorporated
  • West Christchurch Women's Refuge
  • Women's Centre Incorporated
  • Woolston Development Project

Photo reference: Cultivate Christchurch

Photo reference: Foodbank Canterbury

Photo reference: Papanui Youth Development Trust

Photo Reference: Hope Community Trust


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