You can make a difference to a boy's life today

They say it takes a village to raise a child and in many ways, Big Buddy is like a village. Our Big Buddies show incredible generosity through the time they spend with their Little Buddies. Others offer support through regular giving. This generosity reduces waiting lists and increases the positive impact regular givers make on the lives of boys without a dad around.

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You can help a boy today

We are all drawn together with the desire to make a difference. Our Big Buddies do this every week by showing up, spending time, and coming back. This  commitment increases boys' confidence and encourages a sense of stability and security into their lives. Mums even report that their boys are happier.

You can make a difference by joining a village of people who support this incredible cause in other ways.

  • make a regular of one-off donation.
  • leave a bequest
  • if you're part of a business or organisation, consider our partnership programme
  • become a supporter by promoting us at events, to friends, family and colleagues
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Why your help matters


The Big Buddy village is incredibly grateful to all our donors. Large or small, your donations help to reach more boys without dads, encouraging their confidence and happiness in their lives. In the process you make a difference in many lives.

Partner with us

Big Buddy is grateful for the support of many philanthropically-minded businesses and organisations. Staff fundraisers, auction items, pro-bono work...these are just some of the ways they make a difference, and you can too.

Leave a Bequest

Once your loved ones are taken care of, a gift in your will has the power to encouraging happiness and confidence in fatherless boy's life. This is a wonderful legacy that everyone in the Big Buddy village is incredibly grateful for each day.

Support us

Want to bring people together and fundraise or spread the word for a worthy cause? Look no further. Here are some ideas based on past and current initiatives:

  • Start a Give a Little campaign, hold a fundraising lunch or a social club raffle
  • Use your marketing channels or valuable connections to promote Big Buddy
  • Follow us on Facebook or Linked In and share our stories

If you'd like to contribute some time and energy to this worthy cause either fill out our general enquiry form or email our Partnership Manager, Lettie Bright, or phone 021 818 307.

Fund us

As a charity, we must apply to philanthropic trusts and other organisations for grants, even though we enjoy a wide range of sponsors, partners and donors. We offer heartfelt thanks to these organisations for their decisions to fund Big Buddy on our Funders page listing.

If you know of a fund or trust that you feel we should apply to please email our fabulous Fundraiser, Russell Joyce at [email protected]

Big Buddy and little buddy go Go Carting!

Will you support us?

Donate now and make positive, long-lasting change in the lives of boys who do not have a father around

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