DonateYour Donation makes a Difference

With the generous support of donors, we can continue to make a difference to people whose lives have been affected by family violence. There are many ways to donate to Women’s Refuge including one-off and monthly donations. We also accept donations of clothing, toys, cleaning products, mobile phones for wāhine to utilise in emergency situations, and more. Please contact us or visit Waikato Women’s Refuge – Te Whakaruruhau on Facebook for more information.

The Facts

Every year the Waikato Women Refuge helps more than 6,000 women and children affected by domestic violence.

Our service provides the support assistance for vulnerable women and children in the Waikato community.

Support Services:

  • Around-the clock operation of six safe houses
  • Community support programmes including advocacy, education other resources such as emergency supply kits
Our service runs
The Cost

It costs more than $2,000,000 every year to deliver this critical service for the Waikato Community and we rely on the generosity of public and private funding to keep going.


How your donation can make a difference

Per month to help pay staff wages
Holiday programme for one child
Emergency pack for 1 women + 2 children
0800 crisis line rental one month
Will pay for the refuge house monthly power
Will pay for our groceries each month

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