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The child ambassador for the Appeal for Southland this year, eight year old Jhordaya Shaw, has benefitted first hand from the Countdown Appeal, spending time in Southland Hospital Children’s Ward many times since she was born with chronic respiratory issues.
The Appeal helps children like Jhordaya by raising money for much needed medical equipment for children’s wards across the country.
From selling cheese rolls to hosting cake stalls, hundreds of Countdown and hospital ward staff will be rallying Otago and Southland communities for support.
The Appeal has raised over $1,800,000 for the Dunedin and Southland hospitals since it began through country-wide fundraising activities.
This year’s Appeal runs from 6 August until 28 October 2018, and money raised in the regions stays in the regions.
You can get behind the Appeal by:
• Visiting any Countdown and donating at the checkout
• Buying a wristband or raffle ticket in-store
• Getting involved in your local store’s fundraising activities
• Donating while you’re doing your shopping online by selecting Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal as a product.
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