Big engines, big hearts

The fabulous Women’s V8 group held their 10th Anniversary Cruise from Wellington to Shannon last week to raise funds for Sweet Louise. We are very grateful to these awesome women for supporting our cause for so many years. This year, they raised an incredible $5178 and have raised almost $40,000 over the last 10 years!

Join us at Gibbs Farm

Sweet Louise is excited to present a rare opportunity to visit Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park on Saturday, 24 February 2024! Gibbs Farm open-air sculpture park is home to a series of major site-specific artworks commissioned from some of the world’s most significant artists including Andy Goldsworthy, Anish Kapoor and Richard Serra. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a family day out, wandering around the park admiring the sculptures and exotic animals, … Read More

Team 50K in May!

This May, we challenged Kiwis to Walk 50K to raise crucial funds to support New Zealanders living with incurable breast cancer. We had over 1200 fundraisers walking in every corner of New Zealand – walking a combined total of more than 80,000kms!! Our first-ever Walk 50K This Team raised an astonishing $314,000 to support Kiwis with incurable breast cancer. This is simply incredible, and we cannot thank you enough!

Donate your tax rebate

Make your donations go even further!Did you know that your charitable donations are tax deductible? Claiming your tax credit and donating it back to Sweet Louise is a fantastic way to make your donation go further. By donating your year-end tax credit to Sweet Louise, you will help ensure more New Zealanders facing a diagnosis of incurable breast cancer will get the care and support they urgently need.Are you leaving … Read More

Challenge yourself and raise funds!

If you are thinking of setting a fitness goal for this year, why not register for one of NZ’s great fun run/walking/marathon challenge events and fundraise for Sweet Louise at the same time! It’s easy to register and set up an online fundraising page for the following events around New Zealand: • Round the Bays, Auckland March 5 • Hawkes Bay Marathon, 20 May • WUU2K Wellington Ultra Urban Marathon, … Read More

Sweet Louise Charity Golf Tournament

Thank you to everyone who took part in the fabulous 2022 Sweet Louise Charity Golf Tournament last week. What a wonderful turnout and absolutely stunning location at the new Te Arai Links golf course! We’re still working on the final numbers but it looks like we raised nearly $100,000!!! Thank you so much to Chanelle and Vicki and all our amazing volunteers for organising the event, to everyone who came … Read More

Time to shine

Kate Caro is one of our wonderful volunteers – she regularly helps to drive members to the Sweet Louise support meetings and helps at the meetings and events such as Member Days. Kate says: “I’ve been involved with Sweet Louise since the very beginning. Louise was a close friend of mine. “I met Louise at secondary school, and she was a great friend to me and my family. I was … Read More

Just what Caroline would have wanted

Jan Forsyth from Christchurch is organising a second-hand clothing sale to raise funds to support women with incurable breast cancer living in the South Island. The fundraising effort is in the name of Jan’s friend, Caroline Horton, who passed away with breast cancer in 2017 at the age of 50. Jan says “Caroline was a real people gatherer. She was so warm and outgoing. She always thought of others. She … Read More

It’s what mum would want

“I started making a regular donation four years ago because of the wonderful support my mum, Christine, received from Sweet Louise,” says Holly Woodall. “Mum was a caring person, and she would want other Kiwis to receive the same support she had. “I like donating monthly through my credit card because it is so convenient. My gift just happens each month and I know I’m doing some good. It’s easy … Read More

Happiness is a choice

“Happiness is a choice,” says Bridget Tyson, age 33 and mum to nine-month-old Mohi. “There is a time and a place for sadness, but I want to live, feel joy and have a happy life with my family.” Bridget was six months pregnant when she was diagnosed with metastatic, incurable breast cancer. A donation today will help make sure Sweet Louise can be there for Bridget and for every New … Read More

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