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Friday, 14 June BANDANNA DAY

Bandanna Day has been an iconic fundraising and awareness campaign for Canteen for more than 20 years! Get involved by buying bandannas, wearing your support, or fundraising for rangatahi impacted by cancer.
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Bandanna Day SCHOOL CHALLENGE

Canteen and Drax Project are teaming up for Bandanna Day 2024! We're challenging schools across Aotearoa to join our epic fundraising school challenge and help continue to support rangatahi impacted by cancer. Register your school now to join the challenge and fundraise during June to win a special live acoustic performance by Drax Project at your school!
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RangatahiSUPPORT

Cancer affects everyone differently. That’s why Canteen provides a wide range of free support services to help rangatahi manage the specific challenges they’re dealing with.
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Support CANTEEN

Your generosity means rangatahi don’t have to face cancer alone. No matter how you choose to support Canteen, you will be providing life-changing support to rangatahi impacted by cancer across Aotearoa. Every gift to Canteen is vital as we receive no direct government funding.
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Canteen CONNECT

Canteen Connect is an online community where you can connect with other rangatahi impacted by cancer, check out events, or chat with a Canteen Connect counsellor. Regardless of your cancer experience or where you live in Aotearoa, you can chat with other rangatahi who understand what you’re going through.

Latest news

Read the latest news from Canteen as well as updates and highlights on our services.

Partner with us

Join us in supporting rangatahi impacted by cancer through a partnership with Canteen.

Regular giving

Join our community of loyal supporters whose generosity means rangatahi don’t have to face cancer alone.
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About CANTEEN

Rangatahi don’t have to face cancer alone. Canteen is a safe space where rangatahi impacted by their own diagnosis or cancer in their whānau can connect, share the tough stuff, and get a break from cancer. Our community was created by rangatahi 35 years ago and is still led by rangatahi today. Learn more about Canteen or read our annual reports.

Contact us

For general enquiries get in touch with our team on 0800 2268 336, email info@canteen.org.nz, or contact us below.  Our support team is available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.
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