Bank Your Funds

It's time to make sure all your hard work counts.


Thank you so much for changing everything with clean water.


You've made a MASSIVE difference for children in the world's toughest places who urgently need clean water close to home. The funds you've raised have given children, families and their communities the tools to treat water, so it's safe to drink and keep clean water flowing for years to come. Make sure all your hard work counts by banking all funds raised as soon as possible.

FAQs

Thank you for taking up the challenge to help change everything for kids who urgently need clean water. Your fundraising will make a real difference.   

If you are fundraising for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine with your school, church or team:

  • If your sponsors have donated online by credit card or internet banking - nice work, we've already got your funds.
  • If you've collected any cash or cheque donations, give them to your World Vision 40 Hour Famine organiser as soon as possible, along with your Sponsorship Book and they will bank the money for you.
  • If you're the World Vision 40 Hour Famine organiser, use your team’s 2022 40 Hour Famine Deposit Book or Deposit Slip to bank your team cash donations at any ANZ branch by 29th July 2022 (end of week 1 of term 3). Please ensure the bank includes your team’s unique reference number so we can track your fundraising.
  • If you've lost your team's 2022 World Vision 40 Hour Famine Deposit book you can order another one by emailing your full name, team name and address to: faminebooks@worldvision.org.nz.
  • Alternatively, you can transfer the funds directly into the World Vision 40 Hour Famine account: 06-0101-0323407-02. Important: please include your unique reference number (found on the front of your Deposit Book) or school name so we can track your fundraising.
  • Group organisers – using the postage-paid sticker provided, please send your completed Sponsorship Books and Organiser Record Sheet back as soon as possible to: Freepost Famine, World Vision New Zealand, Private Bag 92078, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142. Alternatively, you can destroy your Sponsorship Books by putting them in a secure recycling bin.  


If you are fundraising for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine as an individual:

  • If your sponsors have donated online by credit card or internet banking - nice work, we've already got your funds.
  • If you've collected any cash or cheque donations, deposit these at any ANZ branch by 29th July 2022 using the World Vision 40 Hour Famine Deposit Slip included with your Sponsorship Book.
  • Alternatively, you can transfer the funds directly into the World Vision 40 Hour Famine account: 06-0101-0323407-02. Important: please include your unique reference number (your Sponsorship Book number) or your full name when banking your funds so we can track your fundraising.
  • Send your completed Sponsorship Book back to World Vision New Zealand as soon as possible using the postage-paid sticker provided. Freepost Famine, World Vision New Zealand, Private Bag 92078, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142.

Thank you for taking on the role of group organiser. Our work wouldn't be possible without your hard work and dedication!

There are two easy options for banking your group's fundraising:  

  1. Transfer all funds raised directly into the World Vision 40 Hour Famine account number: 06-0101-0323407-02 by 29th July 2022 (end of term 3, week 1). Don’t forget to include your unique reference number (this can be found on the front of your Deposit Book) or school, church or team name so we can track your fundraising.  
  2. Alternatively, use your World Vision 40 Hour Famine Deposit Book to bank your team’s cash and cheque donations at any ANZ branch by 29th July 2022. Please ensure the bank includes your unique reference number (this can be found on the front of your Deposit Book) so we can track your fundraising.

If you've lost your World Vision 40 Hour Famine Deposit book you can order another one by emailing your full name, team name and address to faminebooks@worldvision.org.nz.

All banked cash donations will appear on your online fundraising page once processed, approximately 3-4 days after banking. Make sure everyone knows the fundraising can’t make a difference if their donations are not returned.

Please return or destroy your completed Sponsorship Books and Organiser Record Sheet. To return these, please send to World Vision using the postage-paid sticker provided - Freepost Famine, World Vision New Zealand, Private Bag 92078, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142. To destroy your books, please dispose of them in a secure recycling bin. 

If sponsors have donated online directly to you on your fundraising page, their donation will appear immediately (if you can’t see a recent donation, try refreshing your page after 10 minutes).

If you are fundraising for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine with your school, church or team:

  • If you've collected any cash or cheque donations, give them to your World Vision 40 Hour Famine organiser, along with your Sponsorship Book and they will bank the money for you along with the rest of your team’s. This will show up on your team’s fundraising total online! These donations will appear approximately 3-4 days after banking. 
  • If you bank your own funds don’t forget to include your unique reference number (found on the front of the Deposit Book) or name so we can track your funds and add it to your online fundraising total. You will need to be linked to your team’s online fundraising page if you want your fundraising to be added to their total. These donations will appear approximately 3-4 days after banking. 


If you are fundraising for the World Vision 40 Hour Famine as an individual: 

  • Any cash or cheque donations need to be banked using the World Vision 40 Hour Famine Deposit Slip included with your Sponsorship Book.
  • Alternatively, you can transfer all funds raised directly into the World Vision 40 Hour Famine account number: 06-0101-0323407-02 by 29th July 2022. Don’t forget to include your unique reference number (Sponsorship Book number) or name so we can track your fundraising and add it to your online fundraising total. These donations will appear approximately 3-4 days after banking.   
Yes! It is easy to donate online through their fundraising page.

If you are not sure of the link, you can search for the fundraiser and follow the steps to donate with your credit or debit card. We will email you a tax receipt for all donations of $5 or more.
Your team's reference number is on the front of your deposit book. If you have taken part as an individual, your reference is your sponsorship book number. If you can’t find either, email your full name and team name to: faminebooks@worldvision.org.nz and we can let you know what it is.

Meet Prisca: a 9-year-old girl from Malawi who is constantly sick from dirty water.

There are no taps or wells near Prisca's home. She has to fetch water from a stream that is a long way away. Every morning, Prisca gets up early to collect water. It's hard work carrying heavy buckets of water home.

Animals also drink from the stream. But it's her family's only source of water. Prisca has to drink the dirty stream water to survive.

"The water that we drink isn't safe at all. When I drink dirty water, I get a sore stomach. This makes it hard for me to walk, and I'm often late for school. If we had clean water, we wouldn't be sick so often, and we could be happy all the time. I wouldn't have to miss school, which would help me fulfil my dreams." she says

Prisca urgently needs clean water to build a brighter future and you can help.
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