In the last ten years over 249 community charities have been supported by United Way.  This collective impact has mobilised over 9421 volunteers within the community. 

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 Otago. 

United Way would like to thank The Tindall Foundation, Mercy Hospital, the Otago Polytechnic Charity House project and individual donors for contributing to the United Way community funding in Otago. This collective fund makes a real difference to the Otago charities, doing important community work in our region.


This year United Way NZ has contributed to the following Otago community groups:

  • Age Concern Otago Inc
  • Alexandra and Districts Youth Trust
  • Central Otago Friendship Network
  • ChatBus Trust
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Dunedin
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Queenstown
  • Corstorphine Community Hub
  • Creative Arts Trust - Artsenta
  • Disability Information Servce
  • Dunedin Community Transport Trust Inc.
  • Dunedin Curtain Bank
  • Dunedin Night Shelter Trust
  • English Language Partners Dunedin
  • Garden to Table
  • Happiness House
  • Heart Kids Otago
  • Heartland Otago Southland Life Education Trust
  • KiwiHarvest
  • Life Education Trust Coastal Otago
  • Otago Mental Health Support Trust
  • Pillars Incorporated Dunedin
  • Pregnancy Help Dunedin
  • Rape Crisis Dunedin Incorporated
  • Saddle Hill Foundation Trust
  • Servants Health Centre Trust
  • Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group Dunedin
  • Silverline Otago
  • Stopping Violence Dunedin Inc
  • SuperGrans Dunedin
  • The Dunedin Community House Inc
  • The Straight Up Trust
  • Victim Support Dunedin
  • Volunteering Otago
  • Waitaki Multicultural Council
  • Work Opportunities Trust
  • Youthline Otago

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