At New Zealand Home Loans we believe in supporting New Zealand families, so when it came to choosing a charity to support we wanted to continue to do that, which is why we have chosen to support the Child Cancer Foundation as our charity of choice.
We have supported numerous charities over the years but wanted one that we could create a lasting relationship with and really get behind.
The mission of the Child Cancer Foundation is that every child and their family walking the child cancer journey will never feel alone. The aim to reduce the impact of cancer by offering services to ensure children and their families are supported, informed and well cared for on their journey with cancer.
At any given time over 900 children and families are supported by Child Cancer, 60% of which have to travel out of their area for treatment. Collectively, New Zealand children undergo a total of 100,000 cancer treatments and procedures each year*, with the average child spending 2-3 years in treatment and 4 out of 5 children surviving their cancer. Child Cancer helps support these children and their families throughout the entire treatment process, from Beads of Courage to support networks for parents and children alike to holiday homes where families can spend quality time together.
To find out more about what Child Cancer Foundation does or to make a donation please visit their website www.childcancer.org.nz