Frequently asked questions

What is Take Action?

Take Action is Breast Cancer Foundation NZ’s very own fundraising platform. Fundraisers can set up an online page and know that all donations received will come directly to BCFNZ and help us work towards our vision of zero deaths from breast cancer.

How do I use Take Action?

If you’re taking part in an event or organising your own fundraiser, you can set up a page on Take Action as an easy way of collecting donations for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ online. Simply click the ‘Sign Up Now’ button and you will be prompted to fill in a few details and create a page. You can personalise your page and then share it with your friends, family and colleagues.

Can I still collect donations in cash or by cheque as well?

You can upload any funds you’ve raised offline by logging into your account and clicking on the ‘transfer funds’ tab. Here you’ll find a few options for transferring funds over.

How do I change the text, photo or target on my page?

You can change any details on your fundraiser page by logging into your account, selecting edit page, and then editing the image, text, video or fundraising target.

Will my donors be emailed a receipt?

Yes, when they make a donation to your page they will automatically be emailed a tax receipt. All donations over $5 are tax-deductible.

Where do the funds go?

Take a look here to see how the money you raise can make a difference.

I want to share my fundraising page on Facebook and Instagram how do I do this?

When you’re creating your page you’ll have the opportunity in the last step to share it on social media, alternatively, you can copy your URL in your web browser and paste it onto your social media page.

Can people outside of New Zealand donate to my fundraising page?

Yes, we can take donations from anywhere in the world!

What is Breast Cancer Foundation NZ's view on alcohol being served at Pink Ribbon events?

We do not recommend serving alcohol at Pink Ribbon events, as alcohol is a risk factor for breast and other cancers (you can check out our website for more information). If you do offer alcohol at your event, please offer plenty of non-alcoholic choices, too. Of course, alcohol should always be consumed responsibly.

What happens if I want a donation to be refunded?

If a donation was made in error please email us or call 0800 902 732 with the details of the donation and the reason for a refund. Unfortunately we can’t refund any donations from an event that has been cancelled by the event organiser.