RUN FOR A CAUSE
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Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2022 is much more than just a fun day out. With four charity partners, it's also a chance to give back to your community by raising funds and awareness for local causes that need our support.
This year's principal charity is the Cancer Society Wellington who will receive $1 from every adult entry into the event. Choose to Run for a Cause and you can fundraise further to help the Cancer Society provide vital cancer care and prevention resources for patients and their whānau in our community.
There are also three affiliate charities this year that you can choose to support and raise money for by participating in this year's event. These are the Mental Health Foundation, Outward Bound, and Zealandia Tē Māra a Tāne. Find out more about the charities below and how you can #giveitago and Run for a Cause.
Principal Charity - Te kaupapa matua
Cancer Society Wellington
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Grab your sneakers, your sunhat and the sunscreen, it's time to raise funds and awareness at Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2022. Choose to run or walk and raise money to show your support and aroha for New Zealanders' living with cancer and the team working to prevent this widespread disease.
The Cancer Society has been supporting New Zealanders with cancer for over 90 years, focusing on reducing cancer incidence and impact in the community. To help this cause, $1 from every adult entry at Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays 2022 will be donated to the Cancer Society Wellington!
Money raised from the event will support cancer prevention, care and survivorship, health promotion and the essential volunteer workforce. Cancer Society Wellington service the wider Wellington region and are an independent charity that is 100% community funded.
Affiliated Charities - Whakawhanaunga roopu aroha
Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
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Move for mental health. The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.
The Mental Health Foundation supports individuals to flourish through campaigns and services that improve wellbeing, prevent suicide, and provide information and advice. Their resources and evidence-based practices are committed to the wellbeing of individuals, whānau, organisations and communities. You can support these activities by joining their team at Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays.
Outward Bound New Zealand
Take on the challenge and become a champion. Outward Bound is a non-profit organisation specialising in personal and professional development - they aim to help create better people, better communities, and a better world.
The Outward Bound Champions Change Lives is a fundraising initiative where Outward Bound Alumni take on a challenge and fundraise for another person to participate in an Outward Bound course. At Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays, you can join their team and have the chance to provide someone with a uniquely New Zealand, life-changing experience.
Te Māra a Tāne
Explore your backyard. Zealandia is the world's first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, aiming to connect people with nature and help native wildlife flourish in Wellington and beyond. The team behind the magical sanctuary at Zealandia is a not-for-profit, community-led organisation.
The success of Zealandia lies in their community; they rely on volunteers and our wider Wellington community to do our bit by encouraging native birds into our backyards with native trees and reducing predators! You too can support Zealandia's mission to raise funds and awareness by joining their team at Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays.