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We do some pretty important work here and you can too! Join our amazing team of fundraisers and show your support for rangatahi impacted by cancer across Aotearoa.

See how to get involved below!

Bandanna Day School Challenge

Canteen and Drax Project are teaming up for Bandanna Day 2024!

We're challenging schools across Aotearoa to join our epic fundraising school challenge and help continue to support rangatahi impacted by cancer. Register your school now to join the challenge and fundraise during june to win a special live acoustic performance by Drax Project at your school!

Bandanna Day 

Bandanna Day is an iconic fundraising and awareness campaign that sees supporters across Aotearoa come together to support rangatahi impacted by cancer. 

This year Bandanna Day will be held on Friday June 14 2024. 

You can get involved in a variety of different ways including purchasing bandanna's online or at one of our Street Appeal locations, donating towards the appeal, or hosting a fundraising event!

Find out more about our annual fundraising appeal below.

Join our e-newsletter mailing list

Stay connected and involved throughout the entire year. Join our e-newsletter and get updates on community fundraising intiatives, opportunities, and feel good stories. Sign up today!

Become a fundraising volunteer

Register your interest in volunteering with Canteen to support rangatahi impacted by cancer. 

Create your own fundraiser

Shave your head, host a company event, chuck some sausages on the BBQ - whatever fundraiser you choose, we want to hear about it.

Making a difference.

Around 4,200 new rangatahi are impacted by cancer each year, whether it's their own diagnosis or cancer in their whānau. Last year, Canteen supported almost 700 of those rangatahi impacted by cancer in Aotearoa.

Our evidence-based support helps to reduce distress, and 96% of rangatahi would recommend us to their peers. 


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