Daffodil Day 28 August 2009
The daffodil is one of the first flowers of spring, whose bright yellow blooms remind us of the joys the new season will bring. It represents the hope there is for the 1 in 3 New Zealanders affected by cancer.Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society of New Zealand’s annual flagship event and one of the most important fundraising and awareness campaigns in the country. As well as providing an opportunity to raise awareness of cancer in New Zealand, Daffodil Day is a major funding source for the Cancer Society.We are proud to be regarded as one of New Zealand's most trusted charities and this is reflected in our fundraising practices
- We keep our fundraising expenses well within industry guidelines
- We carry out our own fundraising supported by volunteers
- We do not employ fundraising companies or pay commission, we do not engage telemarketing organisations or undertake door to door collecting
The donations we receive go towards vital scientific research into the causes and treatment of all types of cancer, as well as providing a wide range of support services, information, health promotion and education programmes to reduce cancer risk, awareness campaigns and programmes for people affected by cancer.