Save the date.... MAY 28th

Gumboot Friday 2021

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Gumboot Friday is back, this year falling on Friday May 28th. In 2019/2020, we raised 2 million dollars and funded 15.5K counselling sessions for young people in New Zealand. 

Imagine what we could do with 5 million..... 

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I am hope, 

and so are you. 

our mission

I AM HOPE aims to promote positive attitudinal societal change around mental health throughout New Zealand, and fund private care and counselling for young people stuck-in-the-mud on waiting lists. We offer hope and a voice to young people in our country through various projects including school tours, practical courses such as a barber and barista course, allowing people to share their own journeys through our podcast series 'HopeCast' and much more.

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learn more 

WHO WE ARE

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I AM HOPE is a registered charity under the Key To Life Charitable Trust, founded by Mike King. Read more about how I AM HOPE came to be, what we aim to do, and to meet our team. 

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our projects

Our projects include a 24 hour barber course, barista course, producing studio, a podcast, and much more. All these projects are free for young people to access and enjoy, providing hope and opportunities. Click below to find out more.

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I AM HOPE run a nationwide school tour travelling the country speaking with young people, normalising mental health and pathwaying young  people to the help they need. You can find out more about how to get us to your school below.

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SCHOOL TOUR

Do you need help now?

No worries, we got you. 

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