Fixing youth mental health is a
team effort

Everyone in New Zealand has some stake in mental health, and everyone in New Zealand can be part of the solution. Working together, we can forever change the face of youth mental health.

Become a fundraiser

Your fundraising helps make Kiwi kids happier kids

Whether it's a school or club fundraiser, running a marathon, hosting an event, or asking for donations instead of presents for your birthday, there are many great ways you can make a difference to Kiwi kids that puts them on a better course in life. We've got some resources to help you along the way.

And though we’re a small team, we’re here to help support your efforts. You can contact us at


Auckland Marathon 2024

Joining our team at the Auckland Marathon this year running for Hope on 3rd November. Every step you take will be helping to improve the mental health of young people in New Zealand.

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Mullets for Hope

Think you can grow a mullet for a good cause? Jump on board with us this July and let's rock those mullets for youth mental health!

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Frequently asked questions

How can I set up a fundraising page for I AM HOPE?

Thank you so much. You can set up a fundraiser that supports our cause by heading to the I AM HOPE – Givealittle page and clicking the Fundraise button.

Would it be possible to get logo and posters for my event?

Absolutely! As part of setting up your fundraiser, we will equip you with poster templates and other helpful resources you may need. Contact Us.

What impact will my fundraising have?

We receive no public funding. Your gift will help us to support our young people. This includes powering us to run and improve our school programmes, train new ambassadors, develop new initiatives, and support the engine holding it all together. We couldn’t do it without you.


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Wear your support on your sleeve

With or without merchandise, your support means everything. If you want to show off our team colours feel free to visit our store. All proceeds will support our work in the community.

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