Thank you. Your gift will help give disadvantaged Kiwi kids the childhood they deserve.

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Note: If you are giving to your sponsored child (or children) this Christmas, please tell us, in the comments box, how you want your gift allocated (please add $10 per child for postage and processing).

Your donation today could help a child realise their dream.

$10 could buy a kid a new backpack for school

$25 could buy a boy or girl a pair of lace-up shoes for winter

$55 could help pay for a child to go on school camp

$80 could pay for swimming lessons for a month

$100 could make sure a kid can have new stationery for when school starts

$150 could pay for four piano or guitar lessons

$170 could pay for dance or drama tuition for a whole term

$200 could buy a young child their first bike

$260 could fund a child to play Saturday rugby or netball for a season

$350 could buy a school uniform for a teenager

$400 could buy an iPad or laptop for a child to do their homework on

$5,000 could fund a Gold Heart Scholarship to help a talented young Kiwi kid pursue a dream in the arts, sport or education

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