Resources for businesses

Make a Wig Difference

See below for materials and tips for making the most of your Wig Wednesday! Remember to have fun while you fundraise to support Kiwi kids with cancer.


General Resources

Social Assets

Posters – Get excited and let everyone know you’re participating by displaying these around the office.

Big Wig Challenge

Get everyone on board the Big Wig Challenge.  Set a fundraising target and nominate a ‘Big Wig’ (want to see the boss in a wig? Make it happen!) – when you hit that magic number they have to wear a wig of your choice, or lop off their locks!

Reward Certificates

Payment Details  – After Wig Wednesday, don’t forget to send us your generous donations. Payment information is included in your pack and you can choose to deposit your donation either online or at the bank.

  • Banking Form – Business – follow the instructions on our banking information form to complete your donation.
  • Donate Online – Make a SINGLE payment online to Child Cancer Foundation. Please use your business name as a reference.

Step 1 –  Get excited

  • Take a look at our fundraising idea sheet for inspiration on what to do on the day
  • Make a plan on how your business will fundraise
  • Set a fundraising target

Step 2 – Spread the word

  • Display your posters around the office (Fill in the blank space on the ‘What We’re Doing’ poster to let everyone know what activities you’ve got planned for the big day)
  • Include an update on Wig Wednesday in your internal company communication (see ‘Suggested Newsletter Copy’ above for inspiration)
  • Check out the materials section above for additional resources

Step 3 – Friday (14 June) before Wig Wednesday

  • Remind everyone what you have planned for Wig Wednesday and to get their wig ready (purchased, borrowed or handmade)

Wednesday 19 June – It’s Wig Wednesday

Get wiggy with it & collect donations for Child Cancer Foundation!

  • Have fun wearing your wig with pride on the way to work, for a meeting or the whole day
  • Hold wig awards for categories such as best wig, most creative wig, best handmade wig etc (certificates available online for winners)
  • Enjoy the day and capture all the wig wearing moments – include hastags #wigwednesday and tag @childcancerfoundation on any photos you upload

Fundraising Online – All donations raised via these links will go directly to Child Cancer Foundation.

  • Take the Big Wig challenge

Make a Wig Difference!

  • Say a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated and let everyone know how much was raised
  • Send your donations to Child Cancer Foundation (see banking information provided)

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Wig Wednesday team on wigwednesday@childcancer.org.nz