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Ailsa Pitcher started the website ‘IPF Support Group’ to provide a sympathetic environment for supporting people and their families/carers throughout the course of their disease.
The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation was asked to take over her work for her in early 2018, by providing this information on the ARFNZ’s website to build awareness about the condition.
About the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation
Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is New Zealand’s not-for-profit sector authority on all respiratory conditions including asthma, bronchiectasis, childhood bronchiolitis, childhood pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, obstructive sleep apnoea and now Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).
Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is a registered charity and leading authority on asthma and other respiratory conditions. We advocate to government, fund research, educate on best practice, provide resources and raise awareness for 700,000 Kiwis living with a respiratory condition.
Tauranga Salvation Army (Facebook) #CC37312
We are no ordinary army. Since 1883, The Salvation Army has fought poverty and social and spiritual distress in New Zealand.
We’ve been there to help more than 120,000 families and individuals in need each year—with budgeting advice, food and clothing assistance, life skills programmes and other comfort and support. At The Salvation Army we are committed to our mission of caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.
The Army’s work in over 130 countries is coordinated by our International Headquarters in London, which is the base for our international leader, General André Cox.
The Salvation Army has been transforming lives around the world since 1865. Find out more about our Salvation Army story…
Full-time officers and employees, along with soldiers (church members) who volunteer their skills and expertise, provide our social and church-based services. The Army has over 3000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga and is recognised as a high value employer.
Ignite Sport Trust #CC20406
Ignite Sport is a youth development organisation offering a unique delivery style. Using sport and recreation to engage, Ignite Sport encourages young people to consider character, values, balance and heart.
Ignite Sport mentors 900+ young people annually on youth development or sports academy programmes, using recreational activities to reinforce important life skills.
We have a proud history and have many years’ experience in youth development work, academy-based camps and programmes for young athletes.
We work with Years 7-13 in over 10 schools in the Wellington/Kapiti region and with refugee youth on programmes that engage and empower young people to be more socially and personally responsible in all aspects of their lives, set goals and to reach their full potential.
For some programmes and other areas of our work we partner with organisations such as the New Zealand Red Cross, Hutt City Council, and Wellington City Council.
We also run several annual events including sports tournaments and inspirational workshops, partner with people who help out at a local sporting level, as well as being involved with activities at several community events throughout the yea
Choose one of these 3 charities to receive this money in January 2019 (Vote in the poll below before 5pm, 31 January 2019).