Supporting other NZ charities & not-for-profit organisations

Better World has made donations to many charitable and not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand, including the following:

ECPAT (Ending Child Prostitution & Trafficking) ($1,000 donated in 2012)
Special Olympics ($2,700 donated in 2012)
Wellington Rape Crisis Centre ($1,000 donated in 2012)
Horowhenua Adult Literacy (over $2,000 donated in 2012)
Lost Hope Restored ($5,000 donated in 2012). An NZ organisation “specialising in helping our south Pacific Neighbours.” They have projects in Tonga, Vanuatu & Fiji.
Porirua Living Without Violence (over $4,500 donated in 2012)
The Parenting Place  ($2,000 donated in 2012) – formerly Parents Inc.
A Girl Called Hope ($1,500 donated in 2012). “A Girl Called Hope is a non–profit organisation working with young women who face life-controlling issues and behaviour, such as abuse, addictions, depression, eating disorders, self-harm and unplanned pregnancy. ”
– Family Support Services (Homebuilders) (over $1,500 donated in 2012). “Homebuilders is a community service with a focus on families where children may be at risk.”
William Colenso College (over $1,000 donated in 2012)
Whangaparaoa Baptist Church
St Pius X School
Te Roopu O Wai Ora Charity (donated $2,800 in 2011 to buy a kayak for at-risk youth)
– Genesis Family Trust ($5,000 donated in 2010 towards its project to establish ‘geo-matrix’, a product designed for sale to generate charitable income).
Camellia House (a refuge for survivors of domestic violence)
NZ Down Syndrome Association
– The Stroke Foundation of NZ
Haemophilia Foundation
Kidney Kids Support Group
The Burn Support Group Charitable Trust
– Koru Care Charitable Trust
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust (Westpac Rescue)
Ronald McDonald House Auckland
Make-A-Wish New Zealand
CanTeen
Kids at Risk
Save the Children (NZ)
Special Olympics ($2,700 donated in 2012)
Kiwi Family Trust – “Helping people to help themselves” (a charity that runs life skill courses throughout NZ)
St John New Zealand

Supporting Churches & Ministries in NZ:

The Trust has provided Church Health training, teaching & consulting to churches in NZ, and has taught strategic leadership to church leaders. It has been involved in charitable work with Auckland City Church (now called Equippers Church), Auckland City Training School and the Apostolic Church Movement of NZ (ACTS Churches).

Better World has done research into the breadth and depth of spirituality in NZ, and the current state of the Christian Church. Better World members have also engaged in discussions and theological debates with ministers & theologians from traditional church backgrounds.

Better World also supports the following Ministries in NZ:

Laidlaw College ($1,000 donated in 2011 for the development of their Campus)
– Devonport Ministry Association (for Bible in Schools)
Presbyterian Support
Scripture Union (paying camp fees so that children who otherwise could not afford it have the opportunity to attend a Scripture Union camp)