Get Involved - Ways you can support Friendship House

Contributions to Friendship House can change lives and help build a healthier community. Your support by donation empowers us to provide services which strengthen families. You can help us to lend a helping hand in a number of ways.


Cash DonationsA simple and hassle free way of giving

Friendship House is an approved charitable organization registered with the Charities Commission. This means when someone makes a gift to Friendship House they are allowed a tax deduction for charitable giving. There is no maximum limit on the tax credit for donations made by individuals; a company may claim a tax deduction for charitable and other public benefit gifts up to the amount of its taxable income before making gifts. Click the Donate button below to make an online donation.

Automatic payment

Setting up an automatic payment is a simple way to support the work we do in the community. Even the smallest amount can be the seed for great outcomes. You can fill in an Automatic Payment form at your bank or load an automatic payment via online banking. Please phone us for our bank account details.

Internet Banking

Our Account Details : see below
Name: Friendship House
Reference: Donation
In order to prevent scams involving our bank account number, we do not advertise this online. Please contact us at [email protected] or phone (09) 2622322 ext. 805, and we will be happy to provide you with this information.

Make an Online Credit Card Donation

Your payment will be authorised through a professional system.
Click the Donate button below (links through to secure PayPal server) to make an online donation.

Donate with a cheque

Post your cheque to Friendship House, P.O Box 76140, Manukau 2241.
Make sure you include your contact details, so we can thank you personally, and send you a receipt.

Payroll Giving

Payroll Giving is one of the newest and easiest forms of supporting Friendship House. It allows you to make donations directly from your pay and receive an immediate tax rebate of 33%.

Payroll giving needs to be set up with your employer’s payroll/finance department. For more information, please visit

The benefits
For employees
  • You receive an immediate tax credit: if you make a $15 payroll donation, it will only cost you $10 as you get a third back in tax straight away. Friendship House will receive $15!
  • It's flexible; you can increase, decrease or suspend your donations at any time.
For employers
  • It's a great way to build employee morale.
  • It shows corporate social responsibility.
For Friendship House
  • It's an extremely efficient type of funding, with low administrative costs. This means more goes to funding our work.

To set up payroll giving to Friendship House:
Name: Friendship House
Charities Commission Number: CC21243
Friendship House IRD Number: 18 103 451
Bank Account Number: In order to prevent scams involving our bank account number, we do not advertise this online. Please contact us at [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (09) 2622322 ext. 805, and we will be happy to provide you with this information.


Leave a bequest to Friendship House

Over the years many generous and caring Kiwis have made provision in their wills for special gifts to charities. If you would like to join them, supporting the lives of those in your community and becoming a change agent for the benefit of future generations, you can make a gift in the form of a bequest in your will, to Friendship House

You may wish to prepare a statement of gift and ask your legal advisor to include it in your will.

Example of bequest text:
"I give and bequeath the sum of $_____________ (or) _____________% of my estate, (or) residue of my estate, (or) property or assets as follows:_____________________ free of all charges to the Order of The Friendship House Trust. The official receipt of the Chief Executive or other authorised officer of the Trustee is an absolute discharge to my executors."

Please note, your bequest must be written into your will and must be signed by you.

Become a corporate sponsor of Friendship House

Corporate partnerships with Friendship House can involve several different forms of support. Friendship House welcomes the opportunity to partner with companies looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community.

Sponsorship is a common means of providing support to organisations like Friendship House and we would love to discuss with you ways we can develop a win / win partnership with your company.

Pro Bono Support

We value your professional expertise. If you are able to support us by donating your service either free of charge or at a discounted rate we would be keen to  hear from you.

“I’d like to thank the House for giving me an opportunity to learn how to love and value my family and create safety for all of us, and a better life in the future.”




"I’m very grateful to Friendship House for the support I’ve received to help me make changes. I’ve learned a lot, especially how to take responsibility and work to make changes. I’m progressing very well in my life and with my family because of what I’ve learned here”



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