Well done on making it through your 40 Hour Famine Challenge! Now to make sure all that hard work counts. Bank your funds before 3rd July 2020.

FAQs

Thank you for taking up the challenge and supporting Malawian children; your fundraising will make a real difference.  
 
If you're fundraising as part of a school/church/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 40 Hour Famine organiser, along with your Sponsorship Book and they will bank the money for you. 

  • If you're the 40 Hour Famine organiser, use your team’s 2020 40 Hour Famine Deposit Book or Deposit Slip to bank your team cash donations at any ANZ branch by 3rd July 2020 (end of term 2). Please ensure the bank includes your team’s unique reference number so we can track your fundraising. 

  • If you've lost your team's 2020 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. 
      

If you're not participating as part of a 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, deposit these at any ANZ branch by 3rd July 2020 using the 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. 

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.

If sponsors have donated 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're fundraising as part of a school/church/team: 

  • If you've collected any cash or cheque donations, give them to your 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’re not participating as part of a team:  

  • Any cash or cheque donations need to be banked using the 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. Don’t forget to include your unique reference number (Sponsorship Book number) or name so we can track your funds and add it to your online fundraising total. These donations will appear approximately 3-4 days after banking.  

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. Don’t forget to include your unique reference number (this can be found on the front of your Deposit Book) or school/ church/ team name so we can track your fundraising.  
  2. Alternatively, use your 2020 40 Hour Famine Deposit Book to bank your team’s cash and cheque donations at any ANZ branch by 3rd July 2020 (end of term 2). 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 2020 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 your completed Sponsorship Books and Organiser Record Sheet to World Vision using the postage-paid sticker provided. Freepost Famine, World Vision New Zealand, Private Bag 92078, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142. 

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.

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