Donating to the Lifesavers Foundation
Here at the Lifesavers Foundation our mission is to connect communities and donors to surf lifesavers, ensuring your support goes directly to keeping our beaches safe so every Kiwi makes it home, every time they head to the beach.
Fundraising is more than just money
$650 for a lifeguard’s uniform, wetsuit, fins and personal protective equipment
$21,000 for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV)
$23,000 for an inflatable rescue boat (IRB)
$26,000 for a jet ski
$300 for advanced first aid training
$6,000 for a defibrillator and resuscitation pack
$1,100 for a hand-held radio
$125 for a rescue tube
$250 for a pair of binoculars
Your donation goes towards things like everyday operating expenses, rescue equipment maintenance and upgrades, volunteer training, club room upgrades … basically anything lifesaving-related that needs money, your donation helps to fund.
$115 / One Time
Purchases a rescue tube, the lifeguard’s main tool on patrol.
$250 / One Time
Funds a pair of marine-grade binoculars.
$300 / One Time
Funds the cost of training a lifeguard over 2 days in advanced first aid.
$350 / One Time
Equips a lifeguard with PPE (personal protective equipment).
$500 / One Time
Funds the daily operating cost of providing a fully equipped beach patrol.