for every child, a future

Samoa Measles Emergency: donate now and give kids

urgently needed vaccines.

For every child, a childhood

Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF defends the rights of children and young people.

Current Causes

Donate to UNICEF's current appeals and causes. Your donation goes a long way.

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Help children all around the world survive and thrive, no matter where they are.

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what we do

We Protect

UNICEF is the leading agency supporting children in need through natural disasters war and other disruptions.

UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1965

Of every dollar over 87% goes directly to help children

We Advocate

UNICEF advocates for issues such as child rights, safety, protection, education to raise healthy future citizens.

We Empower

UNICEF works with NGOs and Governments around the globe to empower the future citizens of the planet.

We collaborate with governments to empower children

Current causes

Learn more about our current appeals and priority projects.


Pacific Project Champions

Transform the lives of children across the Pacific. Every dollar you donate will be matched up to 9 times its value by NZ Govt!


Children's Fearless Deliveries

Gift a life-saving box of supplies to a child who needs it most right now. You'll bring joy to a child and help them survive.


Samoa Measles Emergency

A deadly measles epidemic is sweeping across Samoa. Donate now and help give children urgently needed vaccines.


The Greatest Need

Whether facing disasters, conflict or disease – you’ll be giving the most vulnerable children around the world the chance to survive.


Syrian Children’s Crisis

Syrian children's lives have been devastated by war - they need help now. Donate today to provide life-saving assistance.


Yemen Children's Crisis

Yemen is one of the worst places to be a child right now. Children urgently need food, water and medicines just to survive.

Featured Stories

Featured stories from New Zealand and around the world

In photos: how vaccines reach the most remote places on earth
No child too far.
What supporters should know about their donations
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Give Monthly: Become a Global Parent

Help children all around the world survive and thrive, no matter where they are. When you set up a regular donation, you become part of our long-term commitment to keeping the world’s most vulnerable children safe.

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and spread awareness. Stand with us.

Create a Fundraiser

Go beyond donating. Create your own fundraising campaigns supporting any appeal of your choice. Bring together the support of your network, family, friends, and colleagues.

With your very own fundraising page and team pages, you can collect donations online. It's so easy, takes two minutes to set up.


Countries/Territories where your donations help children


Saving Lives, Building Futures

The UNICEF New Zealand 2018 Annual Report highlights the impact for children we were able to achieve thanks to our donors, partners and supporters.The report includes details on our programmes in the Pacific, support for international emergencies, domestic advocacy, how the donations have been spent and the financial statements from 2018.

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