Since Feb 22nd, 2011, we have been collecting donations and administering emergency grants for those directly effected by the Christchurch earthquakes. This will be ongoing. As of August, 2011, all funds donated will be spread between our national Scholarships and our Emergency grants. If you are fundraising or donating and wish the funds to only go to either the scholarships or emergency grants, please let us know on the PAYPAL comment form or when you contact us to make a bank deposit.

** NEWS UPDATE 22nd Feb 2011 **

Our Christchurch earthquake appeal and our charity efforts have been seen on Fox 11 News, NBC Radio, NZ Herald, TV3, Scoop and elsewhere.

The Wilding Foundation is collecting donations for the Christchurch Earthquake that hit on February 22, 2011.

It's estimated that it will take 5-10 years to rebuild Christchurch.

We take international and New Zealand donations.

If you would like to donate via credt card or paypal please click on the Donate button below or if you wish to deposit direct into our Christchurch bank account please email us at

We are updating this website as soon as we can with time difference considerations.

Donations will be administered to help directly impacted persons with a particular focus on children who have lost their parents, and parents with families who have lost everything and their livelihoods, are in dire financial need, and any other cases on a most needed basis. The Salavation Army directorate is also assisting us to help identify the most needed and next of kin in some cases, combined with our own efforts. We salute the hard work of the Salavation Army team in Christchurch and nationally. The Wilding Foundation is also able to participate in the rebuild effort through building design and construction if donations merit this.

Wilding Foundation is a Registered New Zealand charity. It is incorporated and governed by NZ Charitable Trust Laws. We accept donations from anywhere in the worldwide and please check within your countries for applicable tax exemptions.

Charity Registration Number (CC39420)

Donations can be made in several ways: postal cheque, direct deposit or credit card through PayPal. All details are listed on this page. Donations through PayPal are in NZD. To check currency conversion rates please click here.

If you wish to direct deposit please contact us.

If you require a tax receipt please email us with your details at

Single Donation

To make a single donation please select the donation button below
You will directed to PayPal's website where you can select your desired amount
All transaction are processed through PayPal's secure gateway


* NEWS UPDATE 24nd Feb 2011 **

"Anna Wilding is pleased to report that though their building was destroyed the charity lawyers are alive and that she finally found him. They hope to encamp to a satellite office. It's terrible there - children and teens have lost their parents. He is deeply thankful for the fundraising and knows we will find deserving cases. He said it is huge tragedy. It's a small town...we all know people who have lost their lives."

"The Wilding Foundation released its first donations from Paypal abroad today to its Christchurch bank accounts for administration as soon as humanely possible."

People can donate anonymously or if you wish your name to appear on our website as donor please email us and we will add your name to our donor list.

If you wish to donate through means other than paypal or paypal credit card please email us.

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