Help us create more content like this:
Our public mental health system desperately needs attention, especially in tough times like this. We need to take care of ourselves and each other too.
We know stories are the most powerful force for both generating empathy and the motivation to engage and act. We’ve collected almost 500 of them.
Those stories will be more powerful if they are translated into the visual formats that people engage in. Think about the content you engage in: comics, illustrations, infographics, short videos. We want to turn some of the stories we’ve collected into that to help draw attention to the desperate need to improve our mental health system.
Can you donate here to help us do it?
Your donation will go towards paying content creators, illustrators, videographers and other creatives to turn our community’s stories into compelling content.
Donate now by using this secure form!
We rely entirely on member donations and grants.
Donate via internet banking
Through our BNZ account: 02-0560-0155430-01 or our Kiwibank account: 38-9012-0571645-00. If you choose this method, please follow these steps:
1) Make your donation via internet banking using your full name as the reference and
2) Drop us a quick email at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can be on the look out for your kind donation. Thank you!
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If you'd like to send us a cheque, our postal address is PO Box 19069, Wellington, 6149. Please make sure to include your full name, printed, and a note if you would like to give to a specific campaign. Thank you!
Want to help even more?
Regular contributions give ActionStation the ability to plan effectively, allowing us to campaign for long-term progressive change. To become a Core Member by setting up a regular donation via PayPal, click the donate button to the right. If you would prefer to set up a recurring payment via internet banking, email us now: email@example.com
We want to be transparent and accountable about who we are, how we are funded and how we spend your donations - please get in touchif you've got a question or any feedback on how we present this information. In short, we are a member led not-for-profit organisation working hard to bring democracy and fairness back to New Zealand. We model ourselves after our larger sister organisations such as GetUp and 38Degrees.
Where does ActionStation get its money from?
ActionStation is independent and member led - we don't accept money from government, political parties or big business.
We rely on donations from our members to make our campaigns happen. From time to time we’ll ask our members to fund a specific campaign or a specific action (e.g. to pay for the costs of an advertisement or billboard). All donations generated by these are used for that specific project. If for any reason we are unable to spend the money on the action for which it was raised we give our members the option to get a refund, or to choose how they would like to have the money used instead.
Since launching in 2014, we have also received some money from charitable trusts and foundations. The bulk of our start up funding came from Global Green Grants.
We are a very lean organisation. Our staff team is small, with one sole purpose - to build and run winning campaigns on issues our members care about. Our operating budget is funded entirely by small donations from members.