FAQS

Questions?

As a registered New Zealand charity, we pride ourselves in living our mission and working true to our values with complete transparency. If you have a question about what we do or where your dollar goes, please get in touch.

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What will my donation go towards?

Donated money will be distributed to Vinnies centres throughout New Zealand so localised support services can continue operating and keep up with increasing demands.

Can I get a tax receipt?

Yes. All donations over $5 will receive a tax receipt. Please email national@svdp.org.nz if you have not received a receipt.

Why do we need extra funding?

In April and May 2020, Vinnies centres throughout New Zealand experienced a 90% reduction in funding with the closure of op shops, because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Along with the cancellation of key fundraising events and collections, financial reserves needed to be used to provide the 400% increase of support services to communities around the country.

Can I help in other ways?

Right now, people like you are critical. We need your support now more than ever. If you are unable to make a cash donation at this time, you can support our mission by:

  • Creating your own fundraising event to raise donations from your family, friends or corporate networks.
  • Volunteering at your local Vinnies.
  • Shopping at your local Vinnies Op Shop.
  • Share the Vinnies National Recovery Appeal with your network.